Platonic body


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Noun1.Platonic body - any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruentPlatonic body - any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent
polyhedron - a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
regular tetrahedron - a tetrahedron with four equilateral triangular faces
cube, regular hexahedron - a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
regular dodecahedron - a dodecahedron with twelve regular pentagons as faces
regular octahedron - an octahedron with eight equilateral triangles as faces
regular icosahedron - an icosahedron with twenty equilateral triangles as faces
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This weakens the sense of the pavilion as a structural entity and as a square platonic body in favour of the pools within it.