English dictionary definition of:

pyramid


Noun

  • a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
  • (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases
  • a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex

Verb

  • increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base
  • arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
  • use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
  • enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts

Thesaurus

Scrabble score for pyramid


Scrabble score = 15

generated at 12:24:56 on 20-10-19

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