### What does **rhomb** mean?

# Definitions for **rhomb**

rɒm, rɒmbrhomb

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **rhomb**.

### Princeton's WordNet

rhombus, rhomb, diamond(noun)

a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram

### Wiktionary

rhomb(Noun)

A rhombus

rhomb(Noun)

Plural form of rhombus.

### Webster Dictionary

Rhomb(noun)

an equilateral parallelogram, or quadrilateral figure whose sides are equal and the opposite sides parallel. The angles may be unequal, two being obtuse and two acute, as in the cut, or the angles may be equal, in which case it is usually called a square

Rhomb(noun)

a rhombohedron

**Origin:** [L. rhombus, Gr. "ro`mbos rhomb, a spinning top, magic wheel, fr. "re`mbein to turn or whirl round, perhaps akin to E. wrench: cf. F. rhombe. Cf. Rhombus, Rhumb.]

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Rhomb

romb,

*n.*a quadrilateral figure having its sides equal but its angles not right angles: (*crystal.*) a rhombohedron: (*Milt.*) a material circle—also**Rhom′bus**.—*adj.***Rhom′bic**.—*ns.***Rhombicosidodecahē′dron**, a solid having sixty-two faces;**Rhombicuboctahē′dron**, a solid having twenty-six faces.—*adjs.***Rhom′biform**,**Rhom′boid**, shaped like a rhomb.—**Fresnel's rhomb**, a rhomb of crown glass so cut that a ray of light entering one of its faces at right angles shall emerge at right angles at the opposite face, after undergoing two total reflections. [L.*rhombus*—Gr.*rhombos*—*rhembein*, to turn round and round.]

### Dictionary of Nautical Terms

rhomb

A vertical circle of any given place, or the intersection of a part of such a circle with the horizon. Rhumbs, therefore, coincide with points of the world, or of the horizon; and hence seamen distinguish the rhumbs by the same names as the points and winds, as marked on the fly or card of the compass. The rhumb-line, therefore, is a line prolonged from any point of the compass in a nautical chart, except the four cardinal points; or it is a line which a ship, keeping in the same collateral point or rhumb, describes throughout its whole course.

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of rhomb in Chaldean Numerology is:

**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of rhomb in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**2**

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

### Translation

#### Find a translation for the **rhomb** definition in other languages:

Select another language:

- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)

#### Discuss these rhomb definitions with the community:

### Word of the Day

#### Would you like us to send you a **FREE** new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

## Citation

#### Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

"rhomb." *Definitions.net.* STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 7 Apr. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/rhomb>.