HyperDic: polyhedron

English > 1 sense of the word polyhedron:
NOUNshapepolyhedrona solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
polyhedron > pronunciation
Soundspaa.lihhhiy'drahn; paa.liyhhiy'drahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > polyhedron: 1 sense > noun 1, shape
MeaningA solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces.
Narrowerconcave polyhedronA polyhedron some of whose plane sections are concave polygons
convex polyhedronA polyhedron any plane section of which is a convex polygon
decahedronAny polyhedron having ten plane faces
dodecahedronAny polyhedron having twelve plane faces
hexahedronAny polyhedron having six plane faces
icosahedronAny polyhedron having twenty plane faces
octahedronAny polyhedron having eight plane faces
pentahedronAny polyhedron having five plane faces
prismA polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms
prismatoidA polyhedron whose vertices all lie in one or the other of two parallel planes
pyramidA polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
regular polyhedron, regular convex solid, regular convex polyhedron, Platonic body, Platonic solid, ideal solidAny one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent
tetrahedronAny polyhedron having four plane faces
trapezohedronA polyhedron whose faces are trapeziums
BroadersolidA three-dimensional shape
Catalanpoliedre, políedre
Adjectivespolyhedralof or relating to or resembling a polyhedron

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