Synonyms for Octahedrons:

n.
• geometric figures Hexahedrons ,
 Polyhedra ,
 cubes ,
 cusps ,
 decagons ,
 dodecagons ,
 dodecahedrons ,
 equilateral triangles ,
 heptagons ,
 hexagons ,
 isosceles triangles ,
 octagons ,
 parallelepipeds ,
 parallelograms ,
 pentagons ,
 polygons ,
 quadrangles ,
 quadrilaterals ,
 rectangles ,
 rhombuses ,
 rightangle triangles ,
 scalene triangles ,
 squares ,
 tetragons ,
 tetrahedrons ,
 trapezoids ,
 triangles .
What are the hypernyms for Octahedrons?
A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
Other hypernyms:
Polyhedrons, 3dimensional shapes, platonic solids.
Usage examples for Octahedrons
If we could know the exact circumstances which affect it, we could foretell what now seems to us only caprice of thought, as well as what now seems to us only caprice of crystal: nay, so far as our knowledge reaches, it is on the whole easier to find some reason why the peasant girls of Berne should wear their caps in the shape of butterflies; and the peasant girls of Munich theirs in the shape of shells, than to say why the rockcrystals of Dauphine should all have their summits of the shape of lippieces of flageolets, while those of St. Gothard are symmetrical, or why the fluor of Chamouni is rosecolored, and in octahedrons, while the fluor of Weardale is green, and in cubes.
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