Definitions for polyhedronˌpɒl iˈhi drən
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a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
A solid figure with many flat faces and straight edges.
A polyscope, or multiplying glass.
a body or solid contained by many sides or planes
a polyscope, or multiplying glass
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. with many seats or sides; poly`s many + a seat or side: cf. F. polydre.]
In geometry, a polyhedron is a solid in three dimensions with flat faces and straight edges. The word polyhedron comes from the Classical Greek πολύεδρον, as poly- + -hedron. A polyhedron is a 3-dimensional example of the more general polytope in any number of dimensions.
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- полиедър, многостенBulgarian
- políedreCatalan, Valencian
- Polyeder, VielflächnerGerman
- monitahokas, polyedriFinnish
- poliedre, poliedruRomanian
- многогранник, полиэдрRussian
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