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dodecahedron

do·dec·a·he·dron

 (dō′dĕk-ə-hē′drən)
n. pl. do·dec·a·he·drons or do·dec·a·he·dra (-drə)
A polyhedron with 12 faces.

[Greek dōdekaedron, from neuter of Greek dōdekaedros, having twelve sides : dōdeka, twelve; see dodecagon + -edros, sided; see -hedron.]

do′dec·a·he′dral adj.

dodecahedron

(ˌdəʊdɛkəˈhiːdrən)
n, pl -drons or -dra (-drə)
a solid figure having twelve plane faces. A regular dodecahedron has regular pentagons as faces. See also polyhedron
ˌdodecaˈhedral adj

do•dec•a•he•dron

(doʊˌdɛk əˈhi drən, ˌdoʊ dɛk-)

n., pl. -drons, -dra (-drə).
a solid figure having 12 faces.
[1560–70]
do•dec`a•he′dral, adj.

do·dec·a·he·dron

(dō′dĕk-ə-hē′drən)
A three-dimensional geometric figure having 12 pentagonal surfaces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dodecahedron - any polyhedron having twelve plane facesdodecahedron - any polyhedron having twelve plane faces
polyhedron - a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
Translations
dodecàedre
dvanáctistěn
dodekaeder
Dodekaeder
dekduedro
korrapärane dodekaeeder
dodekaedri
דודקהדרון
dodekaéder
bangun bersisi dua belasdodekahedron
正十二面体
정십이면체
dodekaedrs
dodecaëder
dodekaeder
dwunastościan foremny
додекаедар
dodekaeder
ทรงสิบสองหน้า
додекаедр
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