n. A massive structure of polygonal, usually square plan, the sides of which slope, each usually in one plane, to a common apex.n. In geometry, a solid contained by a plane polygon as base and other planes meeting in a point.n. In crystallography, a form, in any system but the isometric, bounded by eight, twelve, sixteen, or twenty-four planes, and consisting of two four-, six-, eight-, or twelve-sided pyramids placed base to base.n. In zoology and anatomy, a pyramidal or conical part, structure, or organ; specifically, a mass of longitudinal fibers on each side of the anterior median fissure of the oblongata. See cut under Elasmobranchii.n. The pile of five or six triangular valves covering an opening on the oral surface of the body of a cystic crinoid. The structure is variously interpreted as ovarian or oro-anal.n. In medieval architecture, a pinnacle of quadrangular plan, most commonly acutely pyramidal in form; hence, any similar feature. Compare pyramidion.n. The American columbo, or Indian lettuce, Frasera Carolinensis.n. n. One of the five large pieces in the dental apparatus of some echinoids.n. A game of pool begun by arranging in a triangle 15 balls, which the various players in turn endeavor to pocket with a single cue-ball. Customarily each ball pocketed counts 1, and the player continues as long as ho makes at each stroke and does not pocket the cue-ball.n. A variety of checkers in which the pieces are arranged in the form of a pyramid.In stock-dealings on margin, to speculate or continue to speculate on one's profits, that is, to use the profit made on one transaction as margin on a second and the profit on that (if any) as margin on a third, etc.