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[pi-ram-i-dl] /pɪˈræm ɪ dl/
of, relating to, or shaped like a pyramid:
the pyramidal form.
of the nature of a pyramid; pyramidlike.
Origin of pyramidal
1565-75; < Medieval Latin pȳramidālis; see pyramid, -al1
Related forms
pyramidally, adverb
postpyramidal, adjective
subpyramidal, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These tall, singular landforms are also called pyramidal peaks.
  • The only certainty for outside lenders and investors is that these pyramidal ownership structures are stacked against them.
  • Out of crushed bones and corrupted flesh a white, pyramidal hotel rose in balconied stages.
  • It is a natural consequence of the pyramidal shape of any human grouping since long.
  • Branches of pyramidal arborvitae, for example, tend to pull away from the trunk and stay that way for months after a snow storm.
  • Armies are organized in pyramidal form, and as a general rule the danger lessens as one gets closer to the top.
  • Walk swiftly past its pyramidal entrance, tossing a smug wave to the suckers standing in line.
  • pyramidal neuron in medial prefrontal cortex of macaque.
  • But as the pyramidal arrangement graphically emphasizes, each element interacts with the others.
  • It receives collaterals from the medial lemniscus and the pyramidal bundles.

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