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- adj. of, relating to, or having the shape of an icosahedron
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having twenty equal sides or faces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having twenty faces.
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- adj. of or relating to an icosahedron
As the liquid alloys cool, islands form within them where the atoms are in what is called icosahedral order.
Researchers had previously been unable to determine the virus's structure because they had assumed that, like many other viruses, it's capsid had a design known as icosahedral symmetry.
The dimples are arranged in a "icosahedral" pattern.
Most are either icosahedral or helical, which means as the author helpfully notes that they are shaped like a football or a spiral staircase.
Integration of the nondivergent barotropic equation with an icosahedral hexagonal grid on the sphere.
So we need 5 indices for polygonal quasicrystals and 6 indices for icosahedral quasicrystals.
For the four volume restricted to the 24-cell the bounding space is then given by the quotient space SO (3)/I, where I is the binary icosahedral group given by the cyclotomic field on F_9.
Bucky Fuller did an icosahedral projection map that is somewhat famous.
They consider 4 different dynamic cores, including finite volume, spectral, semi-lagrangian, and icosahedral finite difference.
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