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English → English (gcide) Definition: Right pyramid Pyramid \Pyr"a*mid\, n. [L. pyramis, -idis, fr. Gr. ?, ?, of Egyptian origin: cf. F. pyramide.] [1913 Webster] 1. A solid body standing on a triangular, square, or polygonal base, and terminating in a point at the top; especially, a structure or edifice of this shape. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A solid figure contained by a plane rectilineal figure as base and several triangles which have a common vertex and whose bases are sides of the base. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Billiards) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 4. (Finance) a fraudulent investment scheme in which the manager promises high profits, but instead of investing the money in a genuine profit-making activity, uses the money from later investors to pay the profits to earlier investors; -- also called pyramid scheme or pyramid operation . This process inevitably collapses when insufficient new investors are available, leaving the later investors with total or near-total losses of their investments. The managers usually blame government regulations or interference for the collapse of the scheme, rather than admit fraud. [PJC] Altitude of a pyramid (Geom.), the perpendicular distance from the vertex to the plane of the base. Axis of a pyramid (Geom.), a straight line drawn from the vertex to the center of the base. Earth pyramid. (Geol.) See Earth pillars, under Earth. Right pyramid (Geom.) a pyramid whose axis is perpendicular to the base. [1913 Webster] Right \Right\ (r[imac]t), a. [OE. right, riht, AS. riht; akin to D. regt, OS. & OHG. reht, G. recht, Dan. ret, Sw. r["a]tt, Icel. r["e]ttr, Goth. ra['i]hts, L. rectus, p. p. of regere to guide, rule; cf. Skr. [.r]ju straight, right. [root]115. Cf. Adroit,Alert, Correct, Dress, Regular, Rector, Recto, Rectum, Regent, Region, Realm, Rich, Royal, Rule.] 1. Straight; direct; not crooked; as, a right line. “Right as any line.” --Chaucer [1913 Webster] 2. Upright; erect from a base; having an upright axis; not oblique; as, right ascension; a right pyramid or cone. [1913 Webster] 3. Conformed to the constitution of man and the will of God, or to justice and equity; not deviating from the true and just; according with truth and duty; just; true. [1913 Webster] That which is conformable to the Supreme Rule is absolutely right, and is called right simply without relation to a special end. --Whately. [1913 Webster] 2. Fit; suitable; proper; correct; becoming; as, the right man in the right place; the right way from London to Oxford. [1913 Webster] 5. Characterized by reality or genuineness; real; actual; not spurious. “His right wife.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] In this battle, . . . the Britons never more plainly manifested themselves to be right barbarians. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 6. According with truth; passing a true judgment; conforming to fact or intent; not mistaken or wrong; not erroneous; correct; as, this is the right faith. [1913 Webster] You are right, Justice, and you weigh this well. --Shak. [1913 Webster] If there be no prospect beyond the grave, the inference is . . . right, “Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.” --Locke. [1913 Webster] 7. Most favorable or convenient; fortunate. [1913 Webster] The lady has been disappointed on the right side. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] 8. Of or pertaining to that side of the body in man on which the muscular action is usually stronger than on the other side; -- opposed to left when used in reference to a part of the body; as, the right side, hand, arm. Also applied to the corresponding side of the lower animals. [1913 Webster] Became the sovereign's favorite, his right hand. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] Note: In designating the banks of a river, right and left are used always with reference to the position of one who is facing in the direction of the current's flow. [1913 Webster] 9. Well placed, disposed, or adjusted; orderly; well regulated; correctly done. [1913 Webster] 10. Designed to be placed or worn outward; as, the right side of a piece of cloth. [1913 Webster] At right angles, so as to form a right angle or right angles, as when one line crosses another perpendicularly. Right and left, in both or all directions. [Colloq.] Right and left coupling (Pipe fitting), a coupling the opposite ends of which are tapped for a right-handed screw and a left-handed screw, respectivelly. Right angle. (a) The angle formed by one line meeting another perpendicularly, as the angles ABD, DBC. (b) (Spherics) A spherical angle included between the axes of two great circles whose planes are perpendicular to each other. Right ascension. See under Ascension. Right Center (Politics), those members belonging to the Center in a legislative assembly who have sympathies with the Right on political questions. See Center, n., 5. Right cone, Right cylinder, Right prism, Right pyramid (Geom.), a cone, cylinder, prism, or pyramid, the axis of which is perpendicular to the base. Right line. See under Line. Right sailing (Naut.), sailing on one of the four cardinal points, so as to alter a ship's latitude or its longitude, but not both. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. Right sphere (Astron. & Geol.), a sphere in such a position that the equator cuts the horizon at right angles; in spherical projections, that position of the sphere in which the primitive plane coincides with the plane of the equator. [1913 Webster] Note: Right is used elliptically for it is right, what you say is right, true. [1913 Webster] “Right,” cries his lordship. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Syn: Straight; direct; perpendicular; upright; lawful; rightful; true; correct; just; equitable; proper; suitable; becoming. [1913 Webster]

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