What does octahedron mean?

Definitions for octahedronˌɒk təˈhi drən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. octahedron(noun)

    any polyhedron having eight plane faces

Wiktionary

  1. octahedron(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From ὀκτώ + ἕδρα.

Freebase

  1. Octahedron

    In geometry, an octahedron is a polyhedron with eight faces. A regular octahedron is a Platonic solid composed of eight equilateral triangles, four of which meet at each vertex. An octahedron is the three-dimensional case of the more general concept of a cross polytope.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Octahedron

    ok-ta-hē′dron, n. a solid bounded by eight faces.—adj. Octahē′dral. [Gr. oktō, eight, hedra, a base.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of octahedron in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of octahedron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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