Definition of Regular polyhedron
1. Noun. Any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent.
Generic synonyms: Polyhedron
Specialized synonyms: Regular Tetrahedron, Cube, Regular Hexahedron, Regular Dodecahedron, Regular Octahedron, Regular Icosahedron
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regular Polyhedron
Literary usage of Regular polyhedron
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1. Nature's Harmonic Unity: A Treatise on Its Relation to Proportional Form by Samuel Colman (1912)
"C.) No regular polyhedron bounded by equilateral triangles and having more ... The regular polyhedron next in order of simplicity to those formed by the ..."
2. The Elements of Molecular Mechanics by Joseph Bayma (1866)
"A number of attractive elements of an equal power w are so arranged as to form a regular polyhedron, of which the centre has an attractive power v. ..."
3. Plane and Solid Geometry by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1913)
"regular polyhedron. A polyhedron whose faces are congruent regular polygons, and whose polyhedral angles are equal, is called a regular polyhedron. ..."
4. Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising by Charles Davies, William Guy Peck (1855)
"A sphere may always be inscribed within, and may always be circumscribed about a regular polyhedron, which will have a common centre This is called the ..."
5. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder, Thomas Nolan (1915)
"A regular polyhedron is a solid contained within a certain number of similar and equal plane ... To compute the volume of a regular polyhedron. Role i. ..."
6. Plane and Solid Geometry by William James Milne (1899)
"The point within a regular polyhedron that is equidistant from all the faces of the polyhedron is called the center of the polyhedron. ..."
7. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"A regular polyhedron is a solid contained within a certain num- ... of a regular polyhedron. rie i. When the radius of the circumscribing sphere is given. ..."
8. Handbook of Mathematics for Engineers and Engineering Students by Joseph Claudel (1906)
"A regular polyhedron is one whose dihedral angles are all equal and whose faces ... The center and the radius of a regular polyhedron are the center and the ..."