Origin of polygonLate Latin polygonum from Classical Greek polyg?non, neuter of polyg?nos: see poly- and -gon
The shape of a stop sign is an example of a polygon.
- An example of a polygon is a octagon, a figure with eight sides.
- An example of a polygon is a triangle, a figure with three sides.
Origin of polygonLate Latin polygōnum from Greek polugōnon from neuter of Greek polugōnos polygonal polu- poly- -gōnos angled ; see -gon .
regular (left) and irregular (right) polygons
Ancient Greek Ï€Î¿Î»ÏÎ³Ï‰Î½Î¿Î½ (polygÅnon), from Ï€Î¿Î»ÏÏ‚ (polus, “many") and Î³Ï‰Î½Î¯Î± (gÅnia, “angle").
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- The area of the polygon in fig.
- The polygon of forces is then made up of segments of a vertical line.
- This polygon is the partial polygon of resistance.
- By considering the circle as the limit of a polygon, it follows that the formulae (iii) and (v) of § 26 hold for a right circular cylinder and a right circular cone; i.e.
- In all cases the magnitude and direction, and joining the vertices of the polygon thus formed to an arbitrary pole 0.