decaedron
Decahedron Dec`a*he"dron, n.; pl. E. {Decahedrons}, L. {Decahedra}. [Pref. deca- + Gr. 'e`dra a seat, a base, fr. 'e`zesthai to sit: cf. F. d['e]ca[`e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces. [Written also, less correctly, {decaedron}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Decahedra — Decahedron Dec a*he dron, n.; pl. E. {Decahedrons}, L. {Decahedra}. [Pref. deca + Gr. e dra a seat, a base, fr. e zesthai to sit: cf. F. d[ e]ca[ e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces. [Written also, less correctly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decahedron — Dec a*he dron, n.; pl. E. {Decahedrons}, L. {Decahedra}. [Pref. deca + Gr. e dra a seat, a base, fr. e zesthai to sit: cf. F. d[ e]ca[ e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces. [Written also, less correctly,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decahedrons — Decahedron Dec a*he dron, n.; pl. E. {Decahedrons}, L. {Decahedra}. [Pref. deca + Gr. e dra a seat, a base, fr. e zesthai to sit: cf. F. d[ e]ca[ e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces. [Written also, less correctly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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