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octagon

Saltos de línea: octa|gon
Pronunciación: /ˈɒktəɡ(ə)n
 
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Definición de octagon en inglés:

sustantivo

1A plane figure with eight straight sides and eight angles.
Example sentences
  • You may know about a pentagon, a hexagon, or an octagon.
  • You'll find that the interior angle of a regular octagon is 135 degrees.
  • They considered a square, a rectangle, even an octagon.
1.1An object or building with an octagonal plan or cross section.
Example sentences
  • The house is formed of four octagons and no rectangular shapes or flat walls.
  • The octagon is formed by a kind of train-track motif that jogs around a flower-blossom design.
  • Only a handful of gunsmiths have the ability to cut a tapered octagon barrel.

Origen

late 16th century: via Latin from Greek octagōnos 'eight-angled'.

Derivados

octagonal

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈtaɡ(ə)n(ə)l/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • This beautiful 11-ft, octagonal gazebo looks great in any setting.
  • Their excavations unearthed a large octagonal fortress with 10-foot thick walls and eight towers.
  • And here she was in a suburban Minnesota pool, churning the humid air with those octagonal Slavic consonants.

Words that rhyme with octagon

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