What is another word for Polyhedra?

Pronunciation: [pˌɒlɪhˈiːdɹə] (IPA)

Polyhedra, the plural of polyhedron, refers to a geometric shape with flat surfaces and straight edges. There are several synonyms for polyhedra, each of which describes a specific type of geometric figure. Some of these synonyms include regular polyhedra, platonic solids, geometric solids, and convex polyhedra. These shapes can be further identified by their specific names, such as cube, tetrahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. The study of polyhedra has been a fascination for mathematicians and artists for centuries, as they are not only beautiful but also have practical applications in various fields of science and engineering. Whether you call them polyhedra, geometric solids, or platonic solids, these shapes continue to inspire and intrigue people of all ages.

What are the hypernyms for Polyhedra?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    archimedean solids, platonic solids, solid shapes, convex solids, geometric solids, geometrical shapes, regular polygons, regular solids, three-dimensional shapes.

Usage examples for Polyhedra

The number of the cellular Polyhedra is determined by the number of centres of diffusion.
"The Mechanism of Life"
Stéphane Leduc
All pack tight, and mould their surfaces against each other, so that in the long run there is a wonderful average uniformity in the forms of both thoughts and actions, just as you find that cylinders crowded all become hexagonal prisms, and spheres pressed together are formed into regular Polyhedra.
"The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

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