
Definition of Regular octahedron
1. Noun. An octahedron with eight equilateral triangles as faces.
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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 ..."