## polygons

Noun

- plural form of
*polygon*

- The
**polygons**adopted were of 20 or more sides approximating to a circular form. - Partial
**Polygons**of Resistance.In a structure in which there are pieces supported at more than two joints, let a polygon be con-. - These have faces which are all regular
**polygons**, but not all of the same kind, while all their solid angles are equal. - " Regular polyhedra " are such as have their faces all equal regular
**polygons**, and all their solid angles equal; the term is usually restricted to the five forms in which the centre is singly enclosed, viz. - They bear a relation to the Platonic solids similar to the relation of " star
**polygons**" to ordinary regular**polygons**, inasmuch as the centre is multiply enclosed in the former and singly in the latter.

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