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Meaning of ICOSAHEDRON

Pronunciation:  I`kowsu'heedrun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any polyhedron having twenty plane faces
 

ICOSAHEDRON is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: polyhedron

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\I`co*sa*he"dron\, n. [Gr. ?; ? twenty + ? seat,
base, fr. ? to sit.] (Geom.)
A solid bounded by twenty sides or faces.

{Regular icosahedron}, one of the five regular polyhedrons,
   bounded by twenty equilateral triangules. Five triangles
   meet to form each solid angle of the polyhedron.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A geometrical shape occurring in many virus particles, with 20 triangular faces and 12 corners.
 

 

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