Definition of Nonagon

1. Noun. A nine-sided polygon.

Generic synonyms: Polygon, Polygonal Shape



Definition of Nonagon

1. n. A figure or polygon having nine sides and nine angles.

Definition of Nonagon

1. Noun. (geometry) A polygon with nine sides and nine angles. ¹

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Definition of Nonagon

1. a nine-sided polygon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nonagon

1. A figure or polygon having nine sides and nine angles. Origin: L. Nonus ninth + Gr. Angle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonagon

nonagenda
nonages
nonagesimal
nonagesimals
nonagglutinative
nonaggregated
nonaggregating
nonaggression
nonaggressions
nonaggressive
nonaggressively
nonaggressor
nonaggressors
nonaging
nonagnostic
nonagon (current term)
nonagonal
nonagonistic
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nonagostic
nonagouti
nonagrarian
nonagreed
nonagreeing
nonagreement
nonagreements
nonagrian
nonagrians
nonagricultural
nonahedron

Literary usage of Nonagon

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1. Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties by Norman Allison Calkins (1898)
"Then nonagon is a plane figure having nine angles. A form with nine equal sides is a regular nonagon. Decagon.—You may count the angles on this form. ..."

2. T. Sundara Row's Geometric Exercises in Paper Folding by Tandalam Sundara Rao (1901)
"THE nonagon. 96. Any angle can be trisected fairly accurately by paper folding, and in this way we may construct approximately the regular nonagon. Fig. ..."

3. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"nonagon, in mathematics, a figure having nine sides and angles. In a regular nonagon, or that the sides and angles of which are equal, if each side be 1, ..."

4. The Elements of Geometry by George Bruce Halsted (1886)
"... one of five sides is a Pentagon; one of six sides is a Hexagon; one of seven sides is a Heptagon; one of eight, an Octagon; of nine, a nonagon; of ten, ..."

5. A Treatise on Land-surveying: In Seven Parts by Thomas Dix (1802)
"To inscribe a nonagon, in a given circle. AE With the radius of the circle, and A as a centre, describe the arc E F. Divide the arc EAF, into three equal ..."

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