Hexoctahedron Hex*oc`ta*he"dron, n. [Hex- + octahedron.] (Geom.) A solid having forty-eight equal triangular faces. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexoctahedron — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from hexa + octahedron : an isometric crystal having 48 equal triangular faces …   Useful english dictionary

  • tri-hexoctahedron — † tri hexoctaˈhedron Geom. Obs. In 8 triexocto . [f. tri 2 + hexoctahedron.] A solid figure having 18 (= 3 times 6) square and 8 triangular faces. Kirby Perspective made Easy (ed. 3) 45 …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexoctahedral — (|)heks+ adjective Etymology: New Latin hexoctahedron + English al : having the shape or symmetry of a hexoctahedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • diploid — dip loid (d[i^]p loid), n. [Gr. diplo os twofold + oid.] 1. (Crystallog.) A solid bounded by twenty four similar quadrilateral faces. It is a hemihedral form of the hexoctahedron. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) a cell or organism having a number of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isometric system — ▪ crystallography also called  Cubic System,         one of the crystal systems to which a given crystalline solid can be assigned. Crystals in this system are referred to three mutually perpendicular axes of equal lengths. If the atoms or atom… …   Universalium

  • гексоктаэдр — — [Англо русский геммологический словарь. Красноярск, КрасБерри. 2007.] Тематики геммология и ювелирное производство EN hexoctahedron …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • adamantoid — noun ( s) Etymology: adamant (I) + oid obsolete : hexoctahedron * * * adamantoid Cryst. (ædəˈmæntɔɪd) [mod. f. Gr. ἀδάµαντος of …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexakisoctahedron — |heksə̇kis+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek hexakis six times (from hex six) + New Latin octahedron more at six : hexoctahedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetartoid — tə̇ˈtärˌtȯid noun ( s) Etymology: tetart + oid : a 12 faced solid belonging to the tetartohedral group of the isometric system and having faces corresponding to one fourth of those of the hexoctahedron …   Useful english dictionary

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