Definition of Regular polygon

1. Noun. A polygon with all sides and all angles equal.

Generic synonyms: Isogon
Specialized synonyms: Foursquare, Square, Equiangular Triangle, Equilateral Triangle



Definition of Regular polygon

1. Noun. (mathematics) A polygon which is both equiangular and equilateral (i.e. having all sides the same length and all interior angles the same). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regular Polygon

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Literary usage of Regular polygon

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1. Plane and Solid Geometry by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1913)
"regular polygon. A polygon that is both equiangular and equilateral is called a regular ... The radius of the circle circumscribed about a regular polygon ..."

2. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry by George Albert Wentworth (1888)
"Lines drawn from the centre of a regular polygon (Fig. ... Therefore, a regular polygon is determined by a right triangle whose sides are the radius of the ..."

3. Plane Trigonometry and Tables by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"SECTION XVI THE regular polygon Lines drawn from the centre of a regular polygon (Fig. ... Therefore, a regular polygon is determined ..."

4. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry and Tables by George Albert Wentworth (1903)
"SECTION XVI THE regular polygon Lines drawn from the centre of a regular polygon ... Therefore, a regular polygon is determined by a right triangle whose ..."

5. Plane Trigonometry and Tables by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"SECTION XVI THE regular polygon Lines drawn from the centre of a regular polygon ... Therefore, a regular polygon is determined by a right triangle whose ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The angle of a regular polygon of n sides is ""(l—>)• Every regular polygon can be circumscribed by a circle and have a circle inscribed in it. ..."

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