### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **icosahedron**

### Princeton's WordNet

icosahedron(noun)

any polyhedron having twenty plane faces

### Wiktionary

icosahedron(Noun)

a polyhedron with twenty faces; the regular icosahedron has regular triangles as faces and is one of the Platonic solids.

**Origin:** From εἰκοσάεδρον, from εἴκοσι + ἕδρα.

### Webster Dictionary

Icosahedron(noun)

a solid bounded by twenty sides or faces

**Origin:** [Gr. ; twenty + seat, base, fr. to sit.]

### Freebase

Icosahedron

In geometry, an icosahedron is a polyhedron with 20 triangular faces, 30 edges and 12 vertices. A regular icosahedron with identical equilateral faces is often meant because of its geometrical significance as one of the five Platonic solids, all regular polyhedrons including the regular tetrahedron, the cube or regular hexahedron, the regular octahedron, and the regular dodecahedron with 4, 6, 8 and 12 identical faces, respectively. It has five triangular faces meeting at each vertex. It can be represented by its vertex figure as 3.3.3.3.3 or 35, and also by Schläfli symbol {3,5}. It is the dual of the dodecahedron, which is represented by {5,3}, having three pentagonal faces around each vertex. The name comes from the Greek: εικοσάεδρον, from είκοσι "twenty" and ἕδρα "seat". The plural can be either "icosahedrons" or "icosahedra".

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Icosahedron

ī-kos-a-hē′dron,

*n.*(*geom.*) a solid having twenty equal sides or faces.—*adj.***Icosahē′dral**. [Gr.*eikosi*, twenty,*hedra*, base.]

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of icosahedron in Chaldean Numerology is:

**7**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of icosahedron in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

### Images & Illustrations of icosahedron

# Translations for **icosahedron**

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

- icosàedreCatalan, Valencian
- dvacetistěnCzech
- ikosaederDanish
- IkosaederGerman
- dudekedroEsperanto
- icosaedroSpanish
- ikosaeeder, kakskümmendtahukasEstonian
- ikosaedriFinnish
- icosaèdreFrench
- ikozaéderHungarian
- ikosaedroIdo
- regelmatig twintigvlakDutch
- ikosaederNorwegian
- dwudziestościan foremnyPolish
- icosaedroPortuguese
- икосаэдрRussian
- ikosaederSwedish

### Get even more translations for icosahedron »

# Translation

#### Find a translation for the **icosahedron** definition in other languages:

Select another language:

#### Discuss these icosahedron definitions with the community:

# Word of the Day

#### Would you like us to send you a **FREE** new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

# Citation

## Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

"icosahedron." *Definitions.net.* STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 27 Oct. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/icosahedron>.