# What is the English of rhombus?

## What is the English of rhombus?

In plane Euclidean geometry, a rhombus (plural rhombi or rhombuses) is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length. Another name is equilateral quadrilateral, since equilateral means that all of its sides are equal in length.

What is the correct plural of rhombus?

rhom·​bus | \ ˈräm-bəs \ plural rhombuses or rhombi\ ˈräm-​ˌbī , -​ˌbē \

### Is rhombus a kite?

A kite is a quadrilateral whose four sides can be grouped into two pairs of equal-length sides that are adjacent to each other and only one pair of opposite angles are equal. All sides of a rhombus are equal and opposite angles are equal. So, all kites are not rhombuses.

Is a diamond a rhombus?

While rhombus and trapezium are properly defined in mathematics, diamond (or diamond shape) is a layman’s term for rhombus. A quadrilateral with all sides equal are in length is known as a rhombus. It is also named as an equilateral quadrilateral.

## Do you say rhombuses or rhombi?

Take this 5-min test to see how close you are to achieving your language learning goals. The plural of rhombus is rhombuses or rhombi The noun rhombus derives from Greek rhombos.

Is rhombus a square?

A rhombus is a square. This is sometimes true. It is true when a rhombus has 4 right angles. It is not true when a rhombus does not have any right angles.

### Is kite a shape?

A kite is a quadrilateral – a 2D shape with four sides and four vertices. It has two pairs of sides; these pairs are of equal length and they are adjacent to each other (it looks like the top two sides are equal and the bottom two sides are equal).

Is a rhombus a kite?

Kites are a special type of quadrilateral with two distinct pairs of consecutive sides the same length. Because rhombi and squares also have sides the same length, they are also kites, but the reverse is not true. Every kite is not a rhombus, because all sides of a kite are not equal.

## Is trapezoid a parallelogram?

A trapezoid can be called a parallelogram when it has more than one pair of parallel sides.

Is square a rhombus?

Since rhombuses are quadrilaterals with 4 congruent sides, squares are by definition also rhombuses.