Meaning of pyramid

Definition of pyramid

(noun) a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
(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
a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
(verb) enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid

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