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Meaning of OCTAHEDRON

Pronunciation:  `√Ęktu'heedrun

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

OCTAHEDRON is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: polyhedron

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oc`ta*he"dron\, n. [Gr.?, fr. ? eight-side; ? (for ?
eight) + ? seat, base, from ? to sit.] (Geom.)
A solid bounded by eight faces. The regular octahedron is
contained by eight equal equilateral triangles.

 

 

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