Definition of Polyhedral

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resembling a polyhedron.

Partainyms: Polyhedron
Derivative terms: Polyhedron



Definition of Polyhedral

1. a. Having many sides, as a solid body.

Definition of Polyhedral

1. Adjective. (geometry of a solid or surface) having multiple planar faces or facets ¹

2. Adjective. (aeronautics of a fixed-wing aircraft) having multiple dihedral angles along the wingspan ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polyhedral

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Polyhedral

1. Having many sides or facets. Origin: G. Polyedros, many-sided, fr. Poly-+ G. Hedra, seat, facet (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyhedral

polygynist
polygynists
polygynous
polygynously
polygyny
polygyria
polyhalite
polyhaloalkane
polyhaloalkanes
polyhalogenated
polyhalogenation
polyhalogeno
polyharmonic
polyhe
polyhedra
polyhedral (current term)
polyhedral angle
polyhedral body
polyhedrane
polyhedranes
polyhedric
polyhedrical
polyhedrin
polyhedrins
polyhedroid
polyhedron
polyhedrons
polyhedroses
polyhedrosis
polyhedrous

Literary usage of Polyhedral

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plane and Solid Geometry by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1913)
"polyhedral Angle. The opening of three or more planes which meet at a common ... The face angles and dihedral angles are the parts of the polyhedral angle ..."

2. Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1895)
"polyhedral Angles. DEFINITIONS. When a portion of space is separated from the rest by three or more planes which meet in but one point, the planes are said ..."

3. Solid Geometry by William Betz, Harrison Emmett Webb (1916)
"SPHERICAL POLYGONS AND polyhedral ANGLES 800. A spherical polygon is a figure on the surface of a sphere bounded by three or more arcs of great circles. ..."

4. Plane and Solid Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1904)
"polyhedral ANGLES. 569. DBF. The opening of three or more planes which meet at a common point is called a polyhedral angle. 570. DBF. ..."

5. Solid Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"polyhedral ANGLES. 569. DBF. The opening of three or more planes which meet at a common point is cal'ed a polyhedral angle. 570. DBF. ..."

6. A Text-book of Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1898)
"polyhedral ANGLES. 529. A polyhedral angle is the opening of three or more ... The magnitude of a polyhedral angle depends upon the relative position of its ..."

7. Solid Geometry by Clara Avis Hart, Daniel D. Feldman, John Henry Tanner, Virgil Snyder (1912)
"polyhedral ANGLES 692. Def. A polyhedral angle is the figure generated by a moving ... A polyhedral angle is sometimes called a solid angle. 693. Defs. ..."

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