Definition of Octagons

1. Noun. (plural of octagon) ¹



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Definition of Octagons

1. octagon [n] - See also: octagon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octagons

octadic
octadiene
octadienes
octads
octaedral
octaedron
octaemeron
octaeterides
octaeteris
octaethyleneglycol
octagenarian
octagenarians
octagon
octagonal
octagonally
octagons (current term)
octagynous
octahedra
octahedral
octahedrality
octahedrally
octahedrite
octahedron
octahedrons
octahydrate
octahydrates
octahydroxyanthraquinone
octakis-
octal
octal digit

Literary usage of Octagons

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1876)
"The case is in plan a series of four octagons, one rising above the other, crowned by a little dome, on which the statue of America holds Amazonian guard. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"10, " Can you place four octagons to meet in one point and to overlap each other to an equal extent ? " delight the eye by beauty of form, and teach the ..."

3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1911)
"... AND (ABOVE THE LUNETTE) THREE OF THE octagons top," the Man is enthroned with his servant Science, and he answers the old query, "And what is man? ..."

4. Industrial Drawing: Comprising the Description and Uses of Drawing by Dennis Hart Mahan, Dwinel F. Thompson (1905)
"To represent a pavement made up of octagons and squares. (PI. I.** Fig. 4.) Divide the surface first into squares ; then construct an octagon in one of ..."

5. A Manual of Drafting Instruments and Operations: In Four Divisions by Samuel Edward Warren (1865)
"32 is composed of octagons and small squares. The FIG. 32. dotted lines indicate fully enough the manner of construction, and Bhow that every point of each ..."

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