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hexahedron

[ hek-suh-hee-druhn ]
/ 藢h蓻k s蓹藞hi dr蓹n /
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noun, plural hex路a路he路drons, hex路a路he路dra [hek-suh-hee-druh]. /藢h蓻k s蓹藞hi dr蓹/.
a solid figure having six faces, as a cube.
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Origin of hexahedron

From the Greek word hex谩edron, dating back to 1565鈥75. See hexa-, -hedron

OTHER WORDS FROM hexahedron

hex路a路he路dral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexahedron

hexahedron
/ (藢h蓻ks蓹藞hi藧dr蓹n) /

noun
a solid figure having six plane faces. A regular hexahedron (cube) has square facesSee also polyhedron

Derived forms of hexahedron

hexahedral, adjective
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Scientific definitions for hexahedron

hexahedron
[ h臅k鈥瞫蓹-h膿dr蓹n ]

Plural hexahedrons hexahedra
A polyhedron, such as a cube, that has six faces.
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