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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Any polyhedron having eight plane faces.

Usage examples (33)
  • A regular octahedron is a solid composed of eight equilateral triangles, four of which meet at each vertex.
  • “A tetragon that acts like an octahedron,” the Doctor said.
  • It said that the diamond is octahedron in shape and is expected to yield a high value.
  • Similarly, an icosahedron may be constructed inside the octahedron, at the concentric heart of the entire ensemble. for more
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