Regular hexahedron
Hexahedron Hex`a*he"dron, n.; pl. E. {Hexahedrons}, L. {Hexahedra}. [Hexa- + Gr. ? seat, base, fr. ? to sit: cf. F. hexa[`e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid body of six sides or faces. [1913 Webster]

{Regular hexahedron}, a hexagon having six equal squares for its sides; a cube. [1913 Webster]


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  • regular hexahedron — noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces • Syn: ↑cube • Derivationally related forms: ↑cuboidal (for: ↑cube), ↑cubical (for: ↑cube), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hexahedron — Hex a*he dron, n.; pl. E. {Hexahedrons}, L. {Hexahedra}. [Hexa + Gr. ? seat, base, fr. ? to sit: cf. F. hexa[ e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid body of six sides or faces. [1913 Webster] {Regular hexahedron}, a hexagon having six equal squares for its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hexahedron — A hexahedron (plural: hexahedra) is a polyhedron with six faces. A regular hexahedron, with all its faces square, is a cube.There many kinds of hexahedron, some topologically similar to the cube, and some not. Three are briefly examined… …   Wikipedia

  • hexahedron —    A polyhedron having six quadrilateral faces. A cube is an equilateral hexahedron, as well as being a prismatoid. The regular hexahedron is one of the five Platonic solids (along with the tetrahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron) …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • regular convex polyhedron — noun any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent • Syn: ↑regular polyhedron, ↑regular convex solid, ↑Platonic body, ↑Platonic solid, ↑ideal solid • Hypernyms: ↑polyhedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • regular convex solid — noun any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent • Syn: ↑regular polyhedron, ↑regular convex polyhedron, ↑Platonic body, ↑Platonic solid, ↑ideal solid • Hypernyms: ↑polyhedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • regular polyhedron — noun any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent • Syn: ↑regular convex solid, ↑regular convex polyhedron, ↑Platonic body, ↑Platonic solid, ↑ideal solid • Hypernyms: ↑polyhedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexahedron — noun /hɛksəˈhiːdrən/ A polyhedron with six faces; the regular hexahedron is more commonly called the cube and is one of the Platonic solids. See Also: hexahedral …   Wiktionary

  • Regular — Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regular polygon — Regular Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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