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Dictionary definition for: Pyramid

1. (n) a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex

2. (v) enlarge one''s holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts

3. (n) (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

4. (v) use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal

5. (n) a massive memorial with a square base and four triangular sides; built as royal tombs in ancient Egypt

6. (v) arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid

7. (v) increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base

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