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  1. pyramid

    • IPA[ˈpɪrəmɪd]

    英式

    • n.
      a monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point at the top, especially one built of stone as a royal tomb in ancient Egypt.;an object, shape, or arrangement in the form of a pyramid
    • v.
      stack or arrange in the shape of a pyramid.;achieve a substantial return on (money or property) after making a small initial investment
    • verb: pyramid, 3rd person present: pyramids, gerund or present participle: pyramiding, past tense: pyramided, past participle: pyramided

    • noun: pyramid, plural noun: pyramids

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    名詞

    • 1. a monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point at the top, especially one built of stone as a royal tomb in ancient Egypt.
    • 2. an object, shape, or arrangement in the form of a pyramid a pyramid of logs a pyramid roof
    • a polyhedron of which one face is a polygon of any number of sides, and the other faces are triangles with a common vertex a three-sided pyramid
    • a structure of more or less pyramidal form, especially in the brain or the renal medulla.
    • an organization or system that is structured with fewer people or things at each level as one approaches the top the lowest strata of the social pyramid
    • a game played on a billiard table with fifteen coloured balls arranged in a triangle and a cue ball.
    • 3. a system of financial growth achieved by a small initial investment, with subsequent investments being funded by using unrealized profits as collateral the eventual collapse of illegal pyramids
    • short for pyramid scheme

    動詞

    • 1. stack or arrange in the shape of a pyramid.
    • 2. achieve a substantial return on (money or property) after making a small initial investment a bank can pyramid modest capital into an enormous sum of money
    • n.
      a nutritional diagram in the shape of a pyramid, especially (in the US) the Food Guide Pyramid.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a form of investment (illegal in the UK and elsewhere) in which each paying participant ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a system of selling goods or services in which each salesperson recruits further salespeople, ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a form of investment (illegal in the US and elsewhere) in which each paying participant ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a system of selling goods or services in which each salesperson recruits further salespeople, ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a food pyramid developed by the US Department of Agriculture, displaying color-coded food ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpirəˌmid]

    美式

    • n.
      a monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point ...
    • v.
      heap or stack in the shape of a pyramid: debt was pyramided on top of unrealistic debt in an orgy of speculation

    Oxford American Dictionary

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