Definition of Platonic body

1. Noun. Any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platonic Body

Platanus orientalis
Platanus racemosa
Platanus wrightii
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Platichthys
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Platonic body
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Platonic solid
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Literary usage of Platonic body

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1. A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary: Containing an Explanation of by Charles Hutton (1815)
"As the number under the title equal\n the last column of the table above, against the given platonic body, is to the number under the same title, ..."

2. Life of James Ferguson, F.R.S.: In a Brief Autobiographical Account, and by James Ferguson, Ebenezer Henderson (1870)
"As the number under the title equal, against the given platonic body, is to the number under the same title against the body whose side is sought, . ..."

3. Tables and Tracts: Relative to Several Arts and Sciences by James Ferguson (1767)
"f^ {& is :the fide of the given platonic body, td,th$ diameter of ... fo is the fide of the given platonic body- to the fide of the Platonic t)bdy ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Edward Cresy (1847)
"d or equal is to 1, so is the side of the given platonic body to the diameter of its inscribed, circumscribed, or equal sphere. ..."

5. A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary: Containing an Explanation of by Charles Hutton (1815)
"As the number under the title equal\n the last column of the table above, against the given platonic body, is to the number under the same title, ..."

6. Life of James Ferguson, F.R.S.: In a Brief Autobiographical Account, and by James Ferguson, Ebenezer Henderson (1870)
"As the number under the title equal, against the given platonic body, is to the number under the same title against the body whose side is sought, . ..."

7. Tables and Tracts: Relative to Several Arts and Sciences by James Ferguson (1767)
"f^ {& is :the fide of the given platonic body, td,th$ diameter of ... fo is the fide of the given platonic body- to the fide of the Platonic t)bdy ..."

8. An Encyclopædia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Edward Cresy (1847)
"d or equal is to 1, so is the side of the given platonic body to the diameter of its inscribed, circumscribed, or equal sphere. ..."

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