What does POLYGON mean?

Definitions for POLYGONˈpɒl iˌgɒn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polygon, polygonal shape(noun)

    a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides


  1. polygon(Noun)

    A plane figure bounded by straight edges.

  2. polygon(Noun)

    The boundary of such a figure.

  3. polygon(Noun)

    A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.

  4. polygon(Noun)

    Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.

  5. Origin: from and .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polygon(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [Gr. poly`gwnos polygonal; poly`s many + gwni`a angle: cf. F. polygone.]


  1. Polygon

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Polygon

    pol′i-gon, n. a plane figure bound by a number of straight lines: a figure of many angles.—adjs. Polyg′onal, Polyg′onous. [L.,—Gr. polygōnonpolys, many, gōnia, a corner.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of POLYGON in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of POLYGON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Cleveland Jones:

    This is a conservative estimate with a high probability of coming true, 90 percent in fact, in theory, total undiscovered, recoverable resources in the Subsalt Polygon could be as high as 273 billion barrels, but the higher number only has a statistical certainty level of 10 percent.

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