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PYRAMID





Definition:

  1. [noun] a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex

  2. [noun] (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

  3. [noun] a massive memorial with a square base and four triangular sides; built as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Synonyms: Pyramid, Great Pyramid

  4. [verb] enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts

  5. [verb] use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal

  6. [verb] arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid

  7. [verb] increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base

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