
Definition of Rhomb
1. Noun. A parallelogram with four equal sides; an obliqueangled equilateral parallelogram.
Definition of Rhomb
1. n. 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.
Definition of Rhomb
1. Noun. A rhombus ¹
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Definition of Rhomb
1. a rhombus [n S]  See also: rhombus
Medical Definition of Rhomb
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Literary usage of Rhomb
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The usual experimental rhomb is a bar of thick plate glass, ... The light entering
one base of the rhomb is twice internally reflected before it emerges at ..."
2. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1912)
"Conversely, if the incident light be circularly polarised, the rhomb ... By means
of this rhomb we may also convert elliptically polarised light into ..."
3. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1901)
"Fresnel's rhomb.—In verification of the foregoing conclusions Fresnel constructed a
... and then emerges normally at the other  end of the rhomb. ..."
4. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1914)
"Direction of Revolution in the Case of Fresnel's rhomb. ... If the rhomb is placed
in a vertical position, and the incident light polarized in a plane ..."
5. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1911)
"Direction of Revolution in the Case of Fresnel's rhomb. ... If the rhomb is placed
in a vertical position, and the incident, light polarized in a plane ..."
6. The Theory of Light by Thomas Preston (1890)
"Fresnel's rhomb. — In verification of the foregoing conclusions Fresnel constructed
a parallelopiped of glass such that a ray of light AB (Fig. ..."
7. The Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical: Embracing Its by James Curtis Booth, Campbell Morfit (1862)
"The planes f the 1st acuter rhomb appear evenly on the dges of the 2d acuter rhomb
... 45 is the radical rhomb, r, of Dioptase, with the 2d hexagonal prism. ..."