Meaning of POLYGON
Pronunciation:   'pâlee`gân



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides 

POLYGON is a 7 letter word that starts with P. 
 Synonyms:   polygonal shape 

 See Also:   concave polygon, convex polygon, decagon, dodecagon, heptagon, hexagon, nonagon, octagon, pentagon, plane figure, quadrangle, quadrilateral, regular polygon, spherical polygon, tetragon, triangle, trigon, trilateral, twodimensional figure, undecagon  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Pol"y*gon\, n. [Gr. poly`gwnos polygonal; poly`s many +
gwni`a angle: cf. F. polygone.] (Geom.)
A plane figure having many angles, and consequently many
sides; esp., one whose perimeter consists of more than four
sides; any figure having many angles.
{Polygon of forces} (Mech.), a polygonal figure, the sides of
which, taken successively, represent, in length and
direction, several forces acting simultaneously upon one
point, so that the side necessary to complete the figure
represents the resultant of those forces. Cf.
{Parallelogram of forces}, under {Parallelogram}.



