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polyhedron

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Pronunciation

  • enPR: pŏlēhē'drən
  • IPA: /pɒli'hiːdrən/
  • SAMPA: /pQli"hi:dr@n/

Etymology

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek πολύεδρον (poluedron) < πολύς (polus), many) + ἕδρα (hedra), seat); compare French polyèdre.

Noun

Singular
polyhedron

Plural
polyhedr

polyhedron (polyhedr)
  1. (geometry) A solid figure with many faces.
  2. (optics) A polyscope, or multiplying glass.

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