polygonal shape

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Noun1.polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sidespolygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
plane figure, two-dimensional figure - a two-dimensional shape
isogon - an equiangular polygon
convex polygon - a polygon such that no side extended cuts any other side or vertex; it can be cut by a straight line in at most two points
concave polygon - a polygon such that there is a straight line that cuts it in four or more points
quadrangle, quadrilateral, tetragon - a four-sided polygon
triangle, trigon, trilateral - a three-sided polygon
pentagon - a five-sided polygon
hexagon - a six-sided polygon
heptagon - a seven-sided polygon
octagon - an eight-sided polygon
nonagon - a nine-sided polygon
decagon - a polygon with 10 sides and 10 angles
undecagon - an eleven-sided polygon
dodecagon - a twelve-sided polygon
spherical polygon - a figure on the surface of a sphere bounded by arcs of 3 or more great circles
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The views building a steel structure consists of steel columns and a three-dimensional framework in polygonal shape and a visitor platform as orthotropic plate with reaction resin coating.
Some sort of fluid expulsion, possibly caused by small physical or chemical interactions within the ocean sediments, generates the outlines of the polygonal shape.
The internal cross section can be any noncircular, polygonal shape, such as pentagon, hexagon, or square.
Characteristics of the ODAC 33TRIO are said to include three synchronized measurement axes on one single plane; reliable detection of out-of-round condition, regardless of the orientation of the product ovality; detection of any deviation from roundness of oval and out-of-round with polygonal shape (multi-lobe); yields highly accurate mean value, regardless of the orientation of the product ovality; computerization of accurate values of circumference and cross section; etc.
According to Stoffel Polygon Systems, Tuckahoc, NY, who supplied the shafting to LCI, the advantages of the polygonal shape include a high shear strength in a given section; the highest torque carrying capacity within the shaft diameter; and the potential for connections half the length of splines that can carry the same shear load.
According to the generic shape of the vehicles and the discretization method of the prototype templates in [4], we adapt an especial discretization way which considers carefully the peculiar polygonal shape character of a vehicle (Fig.
These apoptotic cells usually lost their polygonal shape as well as their contact with neighboring cells, and became round and stained exceptionally dark.
The painting's near-oval polygonal shape helps create this effect, but so does the way its overall blue tonality seems to rush in from each of the many edges to gather and effloresce in the figure at the center.
Throughout the entire building, no angles repeat, creating an unusual polygonal shape.
Power integrity engineers, however, prefer to import the artwork from an enterprise board tool and then apply a net-based setup where port-to-port connections, not raw polygonal shape data, determine the electromagnetic simulation setup.
To the work of Lot 1 includes approximately 5300 sqm post transom facades in Polygonal shape and wall coverings as EIFS approx 495 sqm and curtain plate panels approx 495 sqm.
The area can be defined as rectangle or ellipse or polygonal shape.