noun, plural oc·ta·he·drons, oc·ta·he·dra [ok-tuh-hee-druh]. /ˌɒk təˈhi drə/.
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He doubted, for the same reason, that particles of air could be shaped like an octahedron.Undergraduates Hunt for Special Tetrahedra That Fit Together|Kevin Hartnett|February 9, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Dmitry Fuchs proved the results for the octahedron and icosahedron the next year.
Of the stauraxonia isopola we have, for instance, the double pyramids, one of the simplest forms of the octahedron.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
Its crystalline forms are very numerous, and are referrible to the octahedron, and the pyramidal prism.
The prevailing form of crystallization is the rectangular octahedron, whose angles and edges are variously modified.
The members of the group are all tetrads, and have eight funnels, opening on the eight faces of the octahedron.
We have again the funnel with its ovoids, but now there are eight funnels opening on the eight faces of the octahedron.