octahedral

[ ok-tuh-hee-druhl ]
/ ˌɒk təˈhi drəl /

adjective

having the form of an octahedron.

QUIZZES

THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST

In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
seclusion

Origin of octahedral

First recorded in 1750–60; octahedr(on) + -al1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for octahedral

British Dictionary definitions for octahedral

octahedral
/ (ˌɒktəˈhiːdrəl) /

adjective

having eight plane surfaces
shaped like an octahedron
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012