Definition of Regular octahedron

1. Noun. An octahedron with eight equilateral triangles as faces.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regular Octahedron

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regular convex polyhedron
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regular dodecahedron
regular expression
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regular hexagon
regular hexahedron
regular icosahedron
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regular octahedron (current term)
regular payment
regular polygon
regular polygons
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regular space
regular star macromolecule
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regular tessellations
regular tetrahedron
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Literary usage of Regular octahedron

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1. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"The regular octahedron has six solid angles and twelve edges, all of which are similar. Its plane angles are 60°, and its interfacial 109° 28'. 16". ..."

2. Manual of Mineralogy and Geology by Ebenezer Emmons (1832)
"The plane angles of the regular octahedron 60°. The in clination of their faces as P on P' or P" 109° 28' 16". § 29. Rhombic Dodecahedron. ..."

3. Solid Geometry by William Betz, Harrison Emmett Webb (1916)
"These lines are the edges of a new solid, called a regular octahedron, that is, ... How many edges has a regular octahedron? How many vertices ? ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"319, derived from the quadratic pyramid -Pj, and ^ equally developed, which has the same shape as the regular octahedron. PP But the most frequent ..."

5. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"Its relationship to a regular octahedron may be further shown thus. ... When these pointa are joined a regular octahedron is formed, six of whose faces ..."

6. The Elements of Molecular Mechanics by Joseph Bayma (1866)
"8) having equal powers w are so arranged as to form a regular octahedron around an attractive centre 0 having a power v. Find the dynamical formula of the ..."

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