Definitions for POLYGONˈpɒl iˌgɒn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a figure, esp. a closed plane figure, having three or more, usu. straight, sides.
Origin of polygon:
1560–70; < L polygōnum < Gk polýgōnon, n. use of neut. of polýgōnos many-angled. See poly -, -gon
polygon, polygonal shape(noun)
a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
A plane figure bounded by straight edges.
The boundary of such a figure.
A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.
Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.
Origin: from and .
a plane figure having many angles, and consequently many sides; esp., one whose perimeter consists of more than four sides; any figure having many angles
Polygons are used in computer graphics to compose images that are three-dimensional in appearance. Usually triangular, polygons arise when an object's surface is modeled, vertices are selected, and the object is rendered in a wire frame model. This is quicker to display than a shaded model; thus the polygons are a stage in computer animation. The polygon count refers to the number of polygons being rendered per frame.
Translations for POLYGON
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a two-dimensional figure with many angles and sides.
- شَكل مُتَعَدِّد الأضْلاعArabic
- polígonoPortuguese (BR)
- das PolygonGerman
- چند ضلعیFarsi
- מְצוּלָע רַב-צלָעוֹתHebrew
- segi banyakIndonesian
- wielobok, wielokątPolish
- چند ضلعیPersian
- څو اړخيزPashto
- mnohouholník, polygónSlovak
- polygon, månghörningSwedish
- 多角形(多邊形)Chinese (Trad.)
- کثير الزاويہ شکلUrdu
- hình đa giácVietnamese
- 多角形（多边形）Chinese (Simp.)
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