Tetrahexahedron
Tetrahexahedron Tet`ra*hex`a*he"dron, n. [Tetra- + hexahedron.] (Crystallog.) A solid in the isometric system, bounded by twenty-four equal triangular faces, four corresponding to each face of the cube. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetrahexahedron — tet·ra·hexahedron …   English syllables

  • tetrahexahedron — |te.trə+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from tetra + hexahedron : a form of the isometric system bounded by 24 congruent isosceles triangular faces with four to each face of the cube …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrahexahedral — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|heksə|hēdrəl adjective Etymology: New Latin tetrahexahedron + English al : of, relating to, or being a tetrahexahedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fluoroid — Flu or*oid, n. [Fluor + oid.] (Crystallog.) A tetrahexahedron; so called because it is a common form of fluorite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrahexahedral — Tet ra*hex a*he dral, a. (Crystallog.) Pertaining to a tetrahexahedron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrakishexahedron — Tet ra*kis*hex a*he dron, n. [Gr. ? four times + E. hexahedron.] (Crystallog.) A tetrahexahedron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fluoroid — ˈflu̇(ə)ˌrȯid, ˈflōrˌȯid, ˈflȯˌrȯid noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary fluor + oid : tetrahexahedron * * * fluoroid Cryst. (ˈfluːərɔɪd) [f. fluor + …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrakishexahedron — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from tetrakis + hexahedron : tetrahexahedron * * * tetrakishexahēˈdron noun (Gr tetrakis four times) a figure formed by erecting equal pyramids on all the faces of a cube • • • Main Entry: ↑tetra …   Useful english dictionary

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