Polyhedron, Regular


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Polyhedron, Regular

 

a polyhedron whose faces are identical regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles at the vertices are identical. There are five convex regular polyhedrons: tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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