dodecagon


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dodecagon

do·dec·a·gon

 (dō-dĕk′ə-gŏn′)
n.
A polygon with 12 sides and 12 angles.

[Greek dōdekagōnon : dōdeka, twelve (duo, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + deka, ten; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots) + -gōnon, -gon.]

do′de·cag′o·nal (dō′dĕ-kăg′ə-nəl) adj.

dodecagon

(dəʊˈdɛkəˌɡɒn)
n
a polygon having twelve sides
dodecagonal adj

do•dec•a•gon

(doʊˈdɛk əˌgɒn, -gən)

n.
a polygon having 12 angles and 12 sides.
[1650–60]
do`de•cag′o•nal (-ˈkæg ə nl) adj.

do·dec·a·gon

(dō-dĕk′ə-gŏn′)
A polygon having 12 sides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dodecagon - a twelve-sided polygon
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
References in classic literature ?
A month or two found even the Dodecagons infected with the innovation.
The dodecagon coin is replacing the current 'round pound', which was introduced more than 34 years ago and ceases to be legal tender in three months.
He and two students tested the idea by lashing three wooden dowels to four sides of 30-kilogram limestone or concrete blocks, turning each block's square cross section into a dodecagon.
The new dodecagon design - dubbed a Gideon at Westminster after Mr Osborne's real name - is modelled on the old three-penny piece, or thrupenny bit.
As well as its distinctive shape - making it a dodecagon - the new PS1 coin will have a "bimetallic" design, which means it has two colours, silver and gold.
Design method for creating an Islamic window with spinning motif (Critchlow 1999: 72) Note: the little slanted square of this window produces four symmetrical trapezoidal spaces, but that only happens when that square has been drawn on the diagonals of a dodecagon.