Definitions for polyhedronˌpɒl iˈhi drən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polyhedron(noun)

    a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces

Wiktionary

  1. polyhedron(Noun)

    A solid figure with many flat faces and straight edges.

  2. polyhedron(Noun)

    A polyscope, or multiplying glass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polyhedron(noun)

    a body or solid contained by many sides or planes

  2. Polyhedron(noun)

    a polyscope, or multiplying glass

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. with many seats or sides; poly`s many + a seat or side: cf. F. polydre.]

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  1. Polyhedron

    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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