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Meaning of HEXAD

Pronunciation:  'heksad

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
 

HEXAD is a 5 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: 6, Captain Hicks, half a dozen, sestet, sextet, sextuplet, sise, six, sixer, VI
 
 See Also: digit, figure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hex"ad\, n. [L. hexas, hexadis, the number six, Gr. ?, ?,
fr. "e`x six.] (chem.)
An atom whose valence is six, and which can be theoretically
combined with, substituted for, or replaced by, six monad
atoms or radicals; as, sulphur is a hexad in sulphuric acid.
Also used as an adjective.

 

 

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