Definición de polyhedron en inglés:

polyhedron

Saltos de línea: poly|he¦dron
Pronunciación: /ˌpɒlɪˈhiːdrən
 
, -ˈhɛd-/

sustantivo (plural polyhedra /-drə/ or polyhedrons)

Geometry
A solid figure with many plane faces, typically more than six.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Plato believed that atoms have the shapes of regular polyhedra: cubes, tetrahedrons, octahedrons, and so on.
  • Kepler connected the planetary orbits with the five regular polyhedra, or Platonic solids.
  • The icosahedron is one of only five regular convex polyhedrons, the symmetric ‘Platonic solids’ that fascinated the ancient Greeks (the cube is another).

Origen

late 16th century: from Greek poluedron, neuter (used as a noun) of poluedros 'many-sided'.

Derivativos

polyhedral

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The particles may have any shape or size, but they are generally spherical, ellipsoidal, polyhedral, or irregular in shape.
  • And the sphere that houses the new Hayden Planetarium is both beautiful and astrophysically relevant - something that cannot be said of pyramids, cubes, or other polyhedral forms.
  • Microscopically, the lesion consisted of stellate to polyhedral cells distributed singly and arranged in single or multiple layers around small vascular channels and deposited in an abundant myxoid matrix.

polyhedric

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Limited-complexity polyhedric methods are presented for estimating the parameters of a linear model from bounded-error data.
  • The polyhedric method was invented by Paul Feautrier of the PRiSM laboratory of University of Versailles (France).

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