Tetragonal trisoctahedron
Trisoctahedron Tris*oc`ta*he"dron, n. [Gr. ? thrice + FE. octahedron.] (Crystallog.) A solid of the isometric system bounded by twenty-four equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron. [1913 Webster]

{Tetragonal trisoctahedron}, a trisoctahedron each face of which is a quadrilateral; called also {trapezohedron} and {icositetrahedron}.

{Trigonal trisoctahedron}, a trisoctahedron each face of which is an isosceles triangle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Trisoctahedron — Tris*oc ta*he dron, n. [Gr. ? thrice + FE. octahedron.] (Crystallog.) A solid of the isometric system bounded by twenty four equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron. [1913 Webster] {Tetragonal trisoctahedron}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Trigonal trisoctahedron — Trisoctahedron Tris*oc ta*he dron, n. [Gr. ? thrice + FE. octahedron.] (Crystallog.) A solid of the isometric system bounded by twenty four equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron. [1913 Webster] {Tetragonal trisoctahedron} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • icositetrahedron — Trisoctahedron Tris*oc ta*he dron, n. [Gr. ? thrice + FE. octahedron.] (Crystallog.) A solid of the isometric system bounded by twenty four equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron. [1913 Webster] {Tetragonal trisoctahedron} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trapezohedron — Trisoctahedron Tris*oc ta*he dron, n. [Gr. ? thrice + FE. octahedron.] (Crystallog.) A solid of the isometric system bounded by twenty four equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron. [1913 Webster] {Tetragonal trisoctahedron} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triakis octahedron — A triakis octahedron is an Archimedean dual solid, or a Catalan solid. Its dual is the truncated cube.It can be seen as an octahedron with triangular pyramids added to each face, and is also sometimes called a trisoctahedron, or, more fully,… …   Wikipedia

  • Trapezohedron — Trap e*zo*he dron, n. [NL., from trapezium + Gr. ? seat, base, fr. ? to sit.] (Crystalloq.) (a) A solid bounded by twenty four equal and similar trapeziums; a tetragonal trisoctahedron. See the Note under {Trisoctahedron}. (b) A tetartohedral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tris|oc|ta|he|dron — «trihs OK tuh HEE druhn», noun, plural drons, dra « druh». a solid bounded by twenty four equal faces, every three of which correspond to one face of an octahedron. A trigonal trisoctahedron has twenty four triangular faces and a tetragonal… …   Useful english dictionary

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