from The Century Dictionary.
- In geometry, having ten faces.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having ten sides.
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- adjective having
ten plane surfaces
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But since the exterior was of lime and plaster, and a decahedral form had no advantage, Katherens may well have constructed a circular building as Hollar indicates.
The crystals are composed of oxalate of lime and appear in the different forms shown in the five sections, of octahedral, decahedral, round and dumb bell shapes.
The Swan was decahedral; Visscher represents the "Bear