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Definition of Pyramid

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.

Pyramid Quotations

Organized religion: the world's largest pyramid scheme.
Bernard Katz

Some dog I got too. We call him Egypt. Because in every room he leaves a pyramid.
Rodney Dangerfield

There are lots of people shaping decisions, and so if we want to predict correctly, we have to pay attention to everybody who is trying to shape the outcome, not just the people at the pinnacle of the decision-making pyramid.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

Musicians are at the bottom of the creative pyramid and authors are at the top, and many people think it's unacceptable for someone to attempt to jump from the bottom to the top of the pyramid.
Nick Cave

Most of the approaches to peace between Israel and the Palestinians, have been directed at trying to resolve the most complex problems, like refugees and Jerusalem, which is akin to building the pyramid from the top down.
Benjamin Netanyahu
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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
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