Meaning of PYRAMID in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ pɪrəmɪd ]

( pyramids)


Pyramids are ancient stone buildings with four triangular sloping sides. The most famous pyramids are those built in ancient Egypt to contain the bodies of their kings and queens.

We set off to see the Pyramids and Sphinx.



A pyramid is a shape, object, or pile of things with a flat base and sloping triangular sides that meet at a point.

On a plate in front of him was piled a pyramid of flat white biscuits.

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You can describe something as a pyramid when it is organized so that there are fewer people at each level as you go towards the top.

Traditionally, the Brahmins, or the priestly class, are set at the top of the social pyramid.


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