- of, relating to, or having the shape of a polyhedron.
Origin of polyhedral
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Examples from the Web for polyhedral
A tumor of stellate or polyhedral cells in a matrix of mucin.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
Suppose the polyhedral angle were concave, why would the proof not hold?
Directly superposed to these we find cells which in shape are polyhedral.Diseases of the Horse's Foot
Harry Caulton Reeks
In all such cases the relation to the polyhedral angle should be made clear.
The angle between two planes is termed dihedral, between three trihedral, between any number more than three polyhedral.
Word Origin and History for polyhedral
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A three-dimensional geometric figure whose sides are polygons. A tetrahedron, for example, is a polyhedron having four triangular sides.♦ A regular polyhedron is a polyhedron whose faces are all congruent regular polygons. The regular tetrahedron (pyramid), hexahedron (cube), octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron are the five regular polyhedrons. Regular polyhedrons are a type of Archimedean solid.
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