pentagonal prism


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pentagonal prism

[pen′tag·ən·əl ′priz·əm]
(mathematics)
A prism with two pentagonal sides, parallel and congruent.
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This result of the microstructural morphology was observed in SEM showed a typical structure of a quasicrystalline grain in the shape of a pentagonal prism, structure in the form of a ladder and surrounded by small cauliflower nodules, according to Figure 2.
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