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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.
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The polygonal textures on the convex parts of the internal phosphate mould (corresponding to depressions in the inner surface of the shell; see Fig.
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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.
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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.
POLYGONAL FORTRESS Warkworth Castle, which in one guise or other has stood above the River Coquet since the mid-12th Century, was photographed this very week by Journal photographer Lewis Arnold.
A triangular folded plate structure was eventually adopted, perforated by polygonal 'cells' to provide light and ventilation.
Melanocytes can vary in size and shape but are usually small, polygonal cells.
In so doing, he evoked the figure's two spiral arms and the polygonal structures that can result when spidrons are joined.