Definition of Pentahedra

1. Noun. (plural of pentahedron) ¹



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Definition of Pentahedra

1. pentahedron [n] - See also: pentahedron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentahedra

pentagramme
pentagrammes
pentagrammic
pentagrams
pentagraph
pentagraphic
pentagraphical
pentagraphs
pentagrid
pentagrid converter
pentagrids
pentagynia
pentagynous
pentahalide
pentahalides
pentahedra (current term)
pentahedral
pentahedrical
pentahedron
pentahedrons
pentahelicene
pentahelicenes
pentahydrate
pentahydrated
pentahydrates
pentahydrite
pentahydroborite
pentahydroxide
pentahydroxides
pentail

Literary usage of Pentahedra

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1. Catalogue of the Mollusca in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1849)
"Terebratula pentahedra, Miinster, Beitrage, p. 109. Bronn, Index, p. 1244 (not Ter. pentahedra minor, ..."

2. The Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal by William Whewell, Duncan Farquharson Gregory, Robert Leslie Ellis, William Thomson Kelvin, Norman Macleod Ferrers (1852)
"... and most of the preceding theorems that have reference to octahedra and pentahedra might be enunciated as properties of the complete ..."

3. The Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal (1852)
"It thus appears that the four pentahedra have three faces, and consequently ... that the triangular faces of the pentahedra are the faces of the octahedron ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1916)
"From the sixth line of the arithmetical triangle we find that such a figure is bounded by 6 corners, 15 edges, 20 surfaces, 15 tetrahedra, 6 pentahedra, ..."

5. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 1800-1900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"Quadrilaterals, analogues in space to two properties of. Weddle, T. Camb. and Dubl. Mth. J. 5 (1850) 238-. — and pentahedra, correspondence. ..."

6. Mathematical Papers by William Kingdon Clifford (1882)
"B2, (2) in an infinity of pentahedra self-conjugate to 52, (3) in an infinity of hexahedra self-conjugate to 52. The terms conjugate hexahedron^ conjugate ..."

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