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pentagon
American English: /ˈpɛn(t)əˌɡɑn/
British English: /ˈpɛntəɡ(ə)n/

Translation of pentagon in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • In the second case, if the convex polygon is a pentagon incorporating all five points, then any four of these points can be connected to form a quadrilateral.
    • This says that the most stable arrangement is a pentagon surrounded by five hexagons.
    • The hexagons, pentagons, and triangles that make up the biomes all have their own unique specification due to the irregular nature of the site.
    1.2 (in US) the Pentagon
    (before noun) (officials/policy)
    del Pentágono

Cultural Note: Pentagon - The Pentagon

El edificio de forma pentagonal, situado en Washington, donde se encuentra la oficina central del Ministerio de Defensa y de las fuerzas armadas de EEUU. Fue blanco de uno de los atentados terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001. A menudo la prensa utiliza el término "The Pentagon" para referirse al Estado Mayor.

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