Pyramid vs Trampoline - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pyramid and trampoline

is that pyramid is an ancient massive construction with a square or rectangular base and four triangular sides meeting in an apex, such as those built as tombs in egypt or as bases for temples in mesoamerica while trampoline is .

As a verb pyramid

is (genetics) to combine (a series of genes) into a single genotype.

pyramid

Alternative forms

* piramis (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An ancient massive construction with a square or rectangular base and four triangular sides meeting in an apex, such as those built as tombs in Egypt or as bases for temples in Mesoamerica.
  • A construction in the shape of a pyramid, usually with a square or rectangular base.
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  • (geometry) A solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal (often square or rectangular) base.
  • (UK, dated) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot.
  • A pyramid scheme.
  • * (English Citations of "pyramid")

    Derived terms

    * pyramidal * pyramidism * pyramidize * pyramidologist * pyramidology * pyramid scheme

    See also

    * Ponzi scheme

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (genetics) To combine (a series of genes) into a single genotype.
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    trampoline

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia trampoline)
  • A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
  • (programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages
  • Derived terms

    * trampoliner * trampolining * trampolinist

    Verb

    (trampolin)
  • To jump as if on a trampoline
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  • (programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines
  • trampolined code