Definition of Polyhedron. Meaning of Polyhedron. Synonyms of Polyhedron

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Definition of Polyhedron

Polyhedron
Polyhedron 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.

Meaning of Polyhedron from wikipedia

- In geometry, a polyhedron (plural polyhedra or polyhedrons) is a three-dimensional shape with flat polygonal faces, straight edges and sharp corners or...
- In geometry, every polyhedron is ****ociated with a second dual figure, where the vertices of one correspond to the faces of the other, and the edges between...
- A Platonic solid is a convex regular polyhedron in three-dimensional Euclidean space. Being a regular polyhedron means that the faces are congruent (identical...
- The Szil****i polyhedron is a nonconvex polyhedron, topologically a torus, with seven hexagonal faces. Each face of this polyhedron shares an edge with...
- A geodesic polyhedron is a convex polyhedron made from triangles. They usually have icosahedral symmetry, such that they have 6 triangles at a vertex...
- A regular polyhedron is a polyhedron whose symmetry group acts transitively on its flags. A regular polyhedron is highly symmetrical, being all of edge-transitive...
- more specifically in polyhedral combinatorics, a Goldberg polyhedron is a convex polyhedron made from hexagons and pentagons. They were first described...
- Polyhedron (formerly Polyhedron Newszine) was a magazine targeting consumers of role-playing games, and originally the official publication of the RPGA...
- edges; this square has 4 edges. Every edge is shared by two faces in a polyhedron, like this cube. Every edge is shared by three or more faces in a 4-polytope...
- In mathematics, a spherical polyhedron or spherical tiling is a tiling of the sphere in which the surface is divided or partitioned by great arcs into...