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}, 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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  • Icositetrahedron — I co*si*tet ra*he dron, n. [Gr. ? twenty + ?, combining form of ? four + ? seat, base.] (Crystallog.) A twenty four sided solid; a tetragonal trisoctahedron or trapezohedron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • icositetrahedron — /uy koh si te treuh hee dreuhn, uy kos euh /, n., pl. icositetrahedrons, icositetrahedra / dreuh/. a solid figure having 24 faces. [1825 35; < Gk eikosi (comb. form of eíkosi twenty) + TETRAHEDRON] * * * …   Universalium

  • icositetrahedron — noun Any of several solids having twenty four faces …   Wiktionary

  • icositetrahedron — icosi·tetrahedron …   English syllables

  • icositetrahedron — ī|kōsə, käsə+ noun Etymology: icosi + tetrahedron : an isometric crystal form with 24 faces; specifically : trapezohedron …   Useful english dictionary

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