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regular (left) and irregular (right) polygons


A closed plane figure bounded by three or more line segments.

[Late Latin polygōnum, from Greek polugōnon, from neuter of Greek polugōnos, polygonal : polu-, poly- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.]

po·lyg′o·nal (pə-lĭg′ə-nəl) adj.
po·lyg′o·nal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.polygonal - having many sides or relating to a surface marked by polygons; "polygonal structure"
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[pɒˈlɪgənl] ADJpoligonal


adjpolygonal, vieleckig


[pɒˈlɪgənl] adjpoligonale


(ˈpoligən) , ((American) -gon) noun
a two-dimensional figure with many angles and sides.
poˈlygonal (-ˈli-) adjective
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Next above these come the Nobility, of whom there are several degrees, beginning at Six-Sided Figures, or Hexagons, and from thence rising in the number of their sides till they receive the honourable title of Polygonal, or many-sided.
As for the wonders of Bombay its famous city hall, its splendid library, its forts and docks, its bazaars, mosques, synagogues, its Armenian churches, and the noble pagoda on Malabar Hill, with its two polygonal towers-- he cared not a straw to see them.
general services for participation in start-up and follow-up meetings, reporting and summary files, as well as on-site trips, - controls of the implementation of the works, - leveling checks of structures, - surface topographic controls of the main polygonal and the secondary polygonal, - controls of underground structures (tunnel, voussoirs, branches, station or well).
On applying these modified Punnett squares along polygonal shapes covers all possible parental combinations and their genotypic and phenotypic outcomes in offspring.
35 m, regular and polygonal or rarely irregular lumina.
The polygonal design of the new Audi Q2 adds new facets to the brand's form language.
Some rocks, most notably sandstones and granites but other types of rock as well, may develop cracks that form striking polygonal patterns.
The polygonal rifling of the Glock design constricts the bullet, as its cross-sectional area is a bit smaller than that of Enfield-type rifling.
4) and subsequently represent the remaining voxel paths by polygonal tracks.
Various NASA space probes eyeing the Martian surface have been able to pick out polygonal formations, which stand out because of their relatively hard edges.
Polygonal surfaces are produced by turning, milling, and grinding on conventional or CNC multifunctional specialized machine tools (***).
In the known solutions for progressive transmission, the generalization of the vector data is performed by multiresolution polygonal approximation with the heuristic split-based (Zhou and Bertolotto, 2004a, 2004c) or merge-based algorithms (Yang, 2005; Yang et al.