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octagon

oc·ta·gon

 (ŏk′tə-gŏn′)
n.
A polygon with eight sides and eight angles.

[Latin octagōnon, from Greek oktagōnon, from neuter of oktagōnos, octagonal : okta-, octo- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.]

octagon

(ˈɒktəɡən) or less commonly

octangle

n
(Mathematics) a polygon having eight sides
[C17: via Latin from Greek oktagōnos, having eight angles]

oc•ta•gon

(ˈɒk təˌgɒn, -gən)

n.
a polygon having eight angles and eight sides.
[1650–60; < Latin < Greek oktágōnos having eight angles]
oc•tag′o•nal (-ˈtæg ə nl) adj.
oc•tag′o•nal•ly, adv.
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octagon

oc·ta·gon

(ŏk′tə-gŏn′)
A polygon having eight sides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.octagon - an eight-sided polygonoctagon - an eight-sided polygon    
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
Translations
مُثَمَّن الأضْلاع
oktagonottekant
nyolcszög
átthyrningur
aštuonkampis
astoņstūris
osemuholník
sekizgen

octagon

[ˈɒktəgən] Noctágono m

octagon

[ˈɒktəgən] noctogone m

octagon

nAchteck nt, → Oktogon nt, → Oktagon nt

octagon

[ˈɒktəgən] nottagono

octagon

(ˈoktəgən) , ((American) -gon) noun
two-dimensional figure with eight sides.
octagonal (okˈtӕgənl) adjective
having eight sides. an octagonal figure.
References in classic literature ?
I caught a glimpse of the octagon minarets of this town, which was at one time the richest commercial magazine on the coast.
The cupola is an octagon, with several windows, and a door opening upon the roof.
The Octagon Room in Sir Robert Chiltern's House in GrosvenorSquare.
Sir Walter, his two daughters, and Mrs Clay, were the earliest of all their party at the rooms in the evening; and as Lady Dalrymple must be waited for, they took their station by one of the fires in the Octagon Room.
The difference between his present air and what it had been in the Octagon Room was strikingly great.
The time of the two parties uniting in the Octagon Room being correctly adjusted, Catherine was then left to the luxury of a raised, restless, and frightened imagination over the pages of Udolpho, lost from all worldly concerns of dressing and dinner, incapable of soothing Mrs.
A broad shaft of morning light poured through the open doorway in the ceiling of the room which was about thirty feet square, or roughly square, being irregular in shape, one side curving outward, another being indented by what might have been the corner of another building jutting into it, another alcoved by three sides of an octagon, while the fourth was serpentine in contour.