heptahedron

[hep-tuh-hee-druh n]

noun, plural hep·ta·he·drons, hep·ta·he·dra [hep-tuh-hee-druh] /ˌhɛp təˈhi drə/.

a solid figure having seven faces.

Nearby words

  1. heptachord,
  2. heptad,
  3. heptadecanoic acid,
  4. heptagon,
  5. heptagonal,
  6. heptahydrate,
  7. heptamerous,
  8. heptameter,
  9. heptametrical,
  10. heptane

Origin of heptahedron

First recorded in 1650–60; hepta- + -hedron

Related formshep·ta·he·dral, hep·ta·he·dri·cal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for heptahedron

heptahedron

noun

a solid figure having seven plane facesSee also polyhedron
Derived Formsheptahedral, adjective

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