Definition of nonagon in English:

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nonagon

Pronunciation: /ˈnɒnəɡ(ə)n/

noun

A plane figure with nine straight sides and nine angles.
Example sentences
  • The room is shaped as a large nonagon, its sheer walls, a flat metallic grey, rising almost two stories up and curving into a dome.
  • What's the perimeter of a nonagon whose sides are each twice the length of the side of a square whose area is 16 square units?

Derivatives

nonagonal

adjective

Origin

Mid 17th century: formed irregularly from Latin nonus 'ninth', on the pattern of words such as hexagon.

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