Definitions

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  • n. A polyomino made up of five squares.

Etymologies

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pent(a)- + (poly)omino

Examples

  • The Book Fest event will include pentomino puzzle activities.

    Southern Maryland community calendar, July 8-15, 2010

  • If you're familiar with the game Blokus, the pieces given to each player in a game of Blokus consist of all unique polyonimoes from size one (monomino) through size five (pentomino).

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Cory Doctorow at 10:52 PM Thursday, Feb 17, 2011 Music of Minecraft: Deadmau5 test tracks on Soundcloud - Boing Boing pentomino yes, the video thumbnail is accurate.

    Boing Boing

  • Once you get a feel for the plane problems, you may want to move on to 3D solid pentomino problems, which are considerably more difficult for most people.

    MAKE Magazine

  • There are 12 pentominoes with an area/volume of 5 units each, so any complete pentomino puzzle will have an area/volume of 60 units.

    MAKE Magazine

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  • Puzzle game with numbers. Different levels of difficulties and pretty original.More interesting than standard sudoku, surely more sense than Jigsaws, based on PENTOMINO tiles. For those who like

    manipulations with shapes, pictures and numbers. Playable online at:

    http://www.pentomino-puzzles.com or http://www.quisoft.com

    July 27, 2011