polyhedron definition by Webster's New World
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- polyhedral adjective
polyhedron definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. pol·y·he·drons or pol·y·he·dra
A solid bounded by polygons.
- polˌy·heˈdral adjective
polyhedron - Computer Definition
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A six- or more-sided object. A group of connected polygons.
polyhedron - Science Definition
Plural polyhedrons polyhedrons or polyhedra
A three-dimensional geometric figure whose sides are polygons. A tetrahedron, for example, is a polyhedron having four triangular sides. ♦ A regular polyhedron is a polyhedron whose faces are all congruent regular polygons. The regular tetrahedron (pyramid), hexahedron (cube), octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron are the five regular polyhedrons. Regular polyhedrons are a type of Archimedean solid.
- polyhedral polyhedral adjective