Archimedean solid

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Archimedean solid

[¦är·kə¦mēd·ē·ən ′säl·əd]
(mathematics)
One of 13 possible solids whose faces are all regular polygons, though not necessarily all of the same type, and whose polyhedral angles are all equal.
Also known as semiregular solid.
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Archimedean solids also have identical vertices; however they are composed of two or more types of regular polygons.
The first version, Platonic and Archimedean Solids E-book (PASE), resembles a traditional print-based book with interactive, hypertextual features, as in typical e-books.
The left panel contains an index of the Platonic and Archimedean solids in alphabetical order.
Conway's simple notation can be used to derive the Archimedean solids and infinitely many other symmetric polyhedra.
The new technique generates a variety of known polyhedra, including most of the Archimedean solids, and infinitely many new ones.