[ hek-suh-hee-druh n ]
/ ˌhɛk səˈhi drən /
noun, plural hex·a·he·drons, hex·a·he·dra [hek-suh-hee-druh] /ˌhɛk səˈhi drə/.
a solid figure having six faces, as a cube.
Related formshex·a·he·dral, adjective
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This is bounded by six square faces parallel to the cubic planes of symmetry; it is known also as the hexahedron.
British Dictionary definitions for hexahedron
/ (ˌhɛksəˈhiːdrən) /
a solid figure having six plane faces. A regular hexahedron (cube) has square facesSee also polyhedron
Derived Formshexahedral, adjective
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Science definitions for hexahedron
[ hĕk′sə-hē′drən ]
Plural hexahedrons hexahedra
A polyhedron, such as a cube, that has six faces.
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