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A folded paper construction that can be flexed along its folds to reveal and conceal its faces alternately.

[Blend of flex + hexagon.]


a flat model consisting of a single pliable strip of paper which can be folded and flexed in various ways to expose different hidden faces
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She found similar fearless girls from other parts of her life to play laser tag, make hexaflexagon tacos, and watch Doctor Who.
Gardner found his niche with Scientific American in 1956, when he published a feature on hexaflexagons - paper creations that could be folded and manipulated.
Hexaflexagons, probability paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi; Martin Gardner's first book of mathematical puzzles and games.