from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A polyhedron, such as a cube, that has six faces.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A polyhedron with six faces; the regular hexahedron is more commonly called the cube and is one of the Platonic solids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A solid body of six sides or faces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A solid body having six faces; especially, the regular hexahedron or cube. Also hexaëdron.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any polyhedron having six plane faces
Plato, the dialectician, condescended to allow to God the liberty of making five worlds; because, said he, there are five regular solids in geometry, the tetrahedron, the cube, the hexahedron, the dodecahedron, and the icosahedron.
After several years of moving my belongings in and out of storage, I can see the appeal of this portable, hexahedron lifestyle.
To optimize the mentioned facilities a beverage bottle (or packaging in general) should be a rectangular cuboid (six rectangular faces), also called a rectangular hexahedron, or rectangular parallelepiped.
The mesher delivers a perfect form of the forming part, based on high-precision hexahedron technology with a minimum of elements.
(lead = ` plumb '), i.e. perpendicular bisector; zesvlak ` six-plane,' i.e. hexahedron.