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Meaning of POLYHEDRON

Pronunciation:  `pâlee'heedrun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
 

POLYHEDRON is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: concave polyhedron, convex polyhedron, decahedron, dodecahedron, hexahedron, icosahedron, ideal solid, octahedron, pentahedron, Platonic body, Platonic solid, prism, prismatoid, pyramid, regular convex polyhedron, regular convex solid, regular polyhedron, solid, tetrahedron, trapezohedron

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pol`y*he"dron\, n.; pl. E. {Polyhedrons}., L.
{Polyhedra}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? with many seats or sides; poly`s
many + ? a seat or side: cf. F. poly[`e]dre.]
1. (Geom.) A body or solid contained by many sides or planes.

2. (Opt.) A polyscope, or multiplying glass.

 

 

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