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  • noun Plural form of icosahedron.

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Examples

  • These "truncated icosahedrons" do not react with even corrosive gases, suggesting that they could serve as the slipperiest lubricants ever devised.

    Keep Your Eye On The 'Bucky Balls'

  • According to Plato earth was composed of cubes, fire of regular pyramids, air of regular octahedrons, water of regular icosahedrons.

    Timaeus

  • For it was impossible that, out of an unsteady and confused matter, the equality of the sides, the likeness of the angles, and the exact proportion of octahedrons, icosahedrons, pyramids, and cubes should be deduced, unless by some power that terminated and shaped every particle of matter.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • For it was impossible that, out of an unsteady and confused matter, the equality of the sides, the likeness of the angles, and the exact proportion of octahedrons, icosahedrons, pyramids, and cubes should be deduced, unless by some power that terminated and shaped every particle of matter.

    Symposiacs

  • According to Plato earth was composed of cubes, fire of regular pyramids, air of regular octahedrons, water of regular icosahedrons.

    Timaeus

  • Or be radical and take us to an entirely new dimension ... oh heck, call it the "third dimension" and make the shapes weird things called "cubes", "spheres" or "icosahedrons" (just kidding).

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • Another rover could use an icosahedrons shape with 12 telescoping legs that slowly "walk" in any direction - the legs would handily double as the transceiver antennae.

    SPACE.com

  • I'm making pink origami icosahedrons and covering my fiance's desk in them.

    Weddingbee

  • The boys have quite a few examples on display, including octahedrons (made from 12 units), icosahedrons (30 units), 16-18s (rings, made from 18 units), and a shirkin (a ninja star, made from 8 units).

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  • I showed this to all my friends and now we're gonna go make icosahedrons.

    jeweled platypus

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