hexahedron

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hexahedron

(hĕk'səhē`drən): see cubecube,
in geometry, regular solid bounded by six equal squares. All adjacent faces of a cube are perpendicular to each other; any one face of a cube may be its base. The dimensions of a cube are the lengths of the three edges which meet at any vertex.
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, closed solid bounded by plane faces; each face of a polyhedron is a polygon. A cube is a polyhedron bounded by six polygons (in this case squares) meeting at right angles.
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hexahedron

[‚hek·sə′hē·drən]
(mathematics)
A polyhedron with six faces.