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Definition of "rhombic" [rhom•bic]

  • Shaped like a rhombus. (adjective)
  • Orthorhombic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rhombic" in a sentence
  • "On the rhomboid fossa a series of six temporary furrows appears; these are termed the rhombic grooves."
  • "By the fifth week the dorsal part of the alar lamina bends in a lateral direction along its entire length, to form what is termed the rhombic lip (Figs. 648, 649)."
  • "If one combines the vertices created by an Icosahedron and a Dodecahedron you end up with a figure called a rhombic Triacontahedron."