Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having twelve plane surfaces

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or like, a dodecahedion; consisting of twelve equal sides.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of a dodecahedron: as, the dodecahedral cleavage of sphalerite. Also duodecahedral.

Etymologies

dodeca- + -hedral (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A strange looking dodecahedral object, the size of a small room, descends gently from above and thumps down with a rattle of its instruments.

    HELLO • by Ishwar

  • For the 120-cell the boundary space is SO (3)/A_5 for A_5 the alternating group of the dodecahedral group.

    The Lopsided Universe

  • There is a pattern for a knitted dodecahedral ball out there, though.

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  • Importantly, calculations for a dodecahedral universe predict that this is the angle you would see.

    Our Repeating Pentagonal Universe

  • Unfortunately, out of the some 20,000 new books published each year in the United States -- of which a daily paper can review perhaps 450 -- only about three will be in any way solipsistic, dodecahedral, or prelapsarian.

    John Leonard (1939-2008)

  • I am going to hold my ground here, suffer in decimal mode until campy comes out with a dodecahedral speed drive system

    This Just In: (One) Less is (One) More

  • The Quintrino is a dodecahedral shape with a large and hidden inner volume.

    The Art of Geometry

  • On the other hand, Roukema et al. 2004 performed the same analysis for smaller circles, and found six pairs of matched circles distributed in a dodecahedral pattern, each circle on an angular size about 11◦.

    Jefferys on "The Privileged Planet" - The Panda's Thumb

  • The Platonic bodies have often served as patterns, and hydrocarbons had already been synthesised as tetrahedral, cubic or dodecahedral (12-sided) structures.

    Press Release: The 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

  • She had tilted and canted the dodecahedral segments of her body so that they reflected as little light as possible.

    Changeling

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