Polygonal Po*lyg"o*nal, a. Having many angles. [1913 Webster]

{Polygonal numbers}, certain figurate numbers. See under {Figurate}. [1913 Webster]

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  • polygonal — polygonal, ale, aux [ pɔligɔnal, o ] adj. • 1560; de polygone ♦ Qui a plusieurs angles et plusieurs côtés. Champ, terrain polygonal, de forme polygonale. Math. Ligne polygonale : suite finie de segments coplanaires joints bout à bout. ⇒ polygone …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • polygonal — polygonal, ale (po li go nal, na l ) adj. Terme de géométrie. Qui présente plusieurs angles. Un champ polygonal. Des terrains polygonaux.    Dont la base est un polygone. Prisme polygonal. Pyramide polygonale. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Polygone. SUPPLÉMENT… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • polygonal — polygon ► NOUN Geometry ▪ a plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles, and typically five or more. DERIVATIVES polygonal adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • polygonal — adjective having many sides or relating to a surface marked by polygons polygonal structure • Pertains to noun: ↑polygon …   Useful english dictionary

  • polygonal — adjective see polygon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Polygonal — verschiedene Polygone bzw. polygonale Flächen Polygon (v. griech.: polýs = viel + gonía = Winkel) oder auch Vieleck ist ein Begriff aus der Geometrie und dabei insbesondere der Planimetrie. Ein Polygon erhält man, indem man mindestens drei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • polygonal — adj. [Gr. polys, many; gonia, angle] Having many angles, many sides; more than 4 sided …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • polygonal — See polygon. * * * …   Universalium

  • polygonal — adjective Having many angles; hence characteristic of a polygon …   Wiktionary

  • polygonal — po|ly|go|nal 〈Adj.〉 in der Art eines Polygons, vieleckig * * * po|ly|go|nal <Adj.> (Math.): ein Polygon darstellend; vieleckig. * * * po|ly|go|nal <Adj.> (Math.): ein Polygon darstellend; vieleckig …   Universal-Lexikon

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