Definition of Isogon

1. Noun. An equiangular polygon.

Generic synonyms: Polygon, Polygonal Shape
Specialized synonyms: Regular Polygon
Derivative terms: Isogonic



Definition of Isogon

1. Noun. (mathematics) An equiangular polygon. ¹

2. Noun. (cartography meteorology) A line of equal or constant wind direction on a graph or chart, such as a weather map. ¹

3. Noun. (cartography navigation) A line of equal or constant magnetic declination on a chart; an isogonic line. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isogon

1. a polygon having equal angles [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isogon

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isogeny
isogeotherm
isogeotherms
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isoglossal
isoglosses
isoglossic
isoglucose
isoglucoses
isoglutamine
isognathous
isognomonid
isognomonids
isogon (current term)
isogonal
isogonal line
isogonals
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isogones
isogonic
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isogonics
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isograd
isograds

Literary usage of Isogon

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1. Vector Calculus: With Applications to Physics by James Byrnie Shaw (1922)
"An isogon with the points at which a has the direction whose cosines are /, m, ... It follows that the vector to any point of this isogon is given by p ..."

2. Neue Abhandlungen über Den Menschlichen Verstand by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1873)
"B. zu sagen: B ist C, A i«tB, also ist A, C, würde er sagen: C ist in B, B ist in A, also ist C in AZB statt zu sagen: Das Rechteck ist isogon (oder hat ..."

3. New Essays Concerning Human Understanding by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1916)
"For example, the isogon is in the rectangle, for the rectangle is the figure all of whose right angles are equal to each other, therefore in the idea of the ..."

4. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Nineteenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"He also constructed a "pentagonal net-work" of the fifteen largest circles which corresponded to the corners of a regular isogon in the centre of the earth, ..."

5. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Ninetheenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"He also constructed a "pentagonal net-work" of the fifteen largest circles which corresponded to the corners of a regular isogon in the centre of the ..."

6. Plant-breeding: Being Six Lectures Upon the Amelioration of Domestic Plants by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1912)
"The isogon hybrids are of all degrees of complexity, and classification of them will at once show how far we have already got away from the old systematic ..."

7. Vector Calculus: With Applications to Physics by James Byrnie Shaw (1922)
"An isogon with the points at which a has the direction whose cosines are /, m, ... It follows that the vector to any point of this isogon is given by p ..."

8. Neue Abhandlungen über Den Menschlichen Verstand by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1873)
"B. zu sagen: B ist C, A i«tB, also ist A, C, würde er sagen: C ist in B, B ist in A, also ist C in AZB statt zu sagen: Das Rechteck ist isogon (oder hat ..."

9. New Essays Concerning Human Understanding by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1916)
"For example, the isogon is in the rectangle, for the rectangle is the figure all of whose right angles are equal to each other, therefore in the idea of the ..."

10. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Nineteenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"He also constructed a "pentagonal net-work" of the fifteen largest circles which corresponded to the corners of a regular isogon in the centre of the earth, ..."

11. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Ninetheenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"He also constructed a "pentagonal net-work" of the fifteen largest circles which corresponded to the corners of a regular isogon in the centre of the ..."

12. Plant-breeding: Being Six Lectures Upon the Amelioration of Domestic Plants by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1912)
"The isogon hybrids are of all degrees of complexity, and classification of them will at once show how far we have already got away from the old systematic ..."

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