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Definition of Pyramid


  1. To enlarge one's holding or interest in a series of operations on a continued rise or decline by using the profits to buy or sell additional amounts on a margin, as where one buys on a 10% margin 100 shares of stock quoted at 100, holds it till it rises to 105, and then uses the paper profit to buy 50 shares more, etc. The series of operations constitutes a pyramid.
  2. To use, or to deal in, in a pyramiding transaction. See Pyramid, v. i.
  3. The series of operations involved in pyramiding. See Pyramid, v. i.
  4. A solid body standing on a triangular, square, or polygonal base, and terminating in a point at the top; especially, a structure or edifice of this shape.
  5. A solid figure contained by a plane rectilineal figure as base and several triangles which have a common vertex and whose bases are sides of the base.
  6. The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot.
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Pyramid Translations

pyramid in Dutch is piramide
pyramid in French is pyramide
pyramid in German is Pyramide
pyramid in Italian is piramide