# polyhedral

polyhedral
a) (Of a solid or surface.) Having multiple planar faces or facets.
b) (Of a fixed-wing aircraft.) Having multiple dihedral angles along the wingspan

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• Polyhedral — Pol y*he dral, Polyhedrical Pol y*hed ric*al, a. [See {Polyhedron}.] (Geom.) Having many sides, as a solid body. [1913 Webster] {Polyhedral angle}, an angle bounded by three or more plane angles having a common vertex. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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• polyhedral compound — poliedrinis junginys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Policiklinis junginys, kurio kiekvienas žiedas dviem ar trimis bendrais anglies atomais sujungtas su kitu žiedu. atitikmenys: angl. polyhedral compound rus. каркасное соединение;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

• polyhedral — adjective see polyhedron …   New Collegiate Dictionary