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- adj. Of, relating to, or shaped like a pentagon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having five corners or angles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having five corners or angles. Also pentagonous.
- n. In echinoderms, the nerve-ring, which connects the five ambulacral nerves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or shaped like a pentagon
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Occupying the whole southern face of the pentagonal was the sole window -- an immense sheet of unbroken glass from Venice -- a single pane, and tinted of a leaden hue, so that the rays of either the sun or moon passing through it, fell with a ghastly luster on the objects within.
Located on the water in a nature preserve area near Wailea, the pentagonal home has several outdoor decks overlooking the coastline.
The towers were pentagonal, giving overlapping fields of view—or fields of fire, Scotty thought darkly—along the walls to either side.
They reported gold, blue, green, orange, and red colored globes flitting about in a pentagonal shape that seemed to rotate about a central axis.
He was dressed in leather-and-bronze armor, a sturdy helmet, and he held in one hand a pentagonal shield, covered in studs and raised images.
Unlike most Mongolian shields, which were circular, this one was pentagonal and constructed of iron.
He reached down and took the pentagonal shield from the skeleton.
Here Paul Leonard has taken that throwaway line and constructed one of the best alien cultures I've ever read around it; reminiscent a little of both the pentagonal creatures of At the Mountains of Madness (though a lot less evil) and David Brin's Alvin the Hoon, but faced with an imminent world-destroying tragedy - this is Venus of several billion years ago, still habitable though steadily deteriorating.
Pacioli describes the dodecahedron as the symbol of the quintessence because, as Pérez-Gómez observes, "its construction subsumes the other four and because it must be constructed from the 'divine proportion,' the golden-section ratio that is inherent in the pentagonal faces of the solid" ( "Glass Architecture," 266).
The base form of the body is made out of cardboard folded into a pentagonal cylinder.