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- adj. Having many angles; hence characteristic of a polygon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having many angles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the form of a polygon; having many angles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having many sides or relating to a surface marked by polygons
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This style of masonry is called polygonal and is to be carefully distinguished from Cyclopean, as above defined.
The oblong versions have twice as many links for their respective construction types one is more "polygonal" than the other but has more links, and they also texture much more efficiently and retain shape better from afar.
Among other projects, John upgraded the fortifications at Dover Castle and ordered a state-of-the-art polygonal tower at Odiham, Hampshire, one of his prime hunting spots.
The number of polygonal steps I chose initially was a little large, resulting in a less-than-smooth outline, so I added an explicit resolution parameter to give myself control over how finely the star was rendered:
We used the CountryData function, which was introduced in Mathematica 6, to obtain a polygonal representation of Italy.
Interpretation as part of an application (e.g. as a game loads) vs. compilation to a polygonal model format beforehand vs. compilation to a series of geometry producing functions in another language.
Or the '60s elegance of a minimal, rounded, polygonal Ellsworth Kelly?
I did think she looked awful in her weird polygonal chest-football period, though - I felt bad for her!
Her white polygonal eyes shined brightly through the faceplate of her black environmental suit.
It dominates its oddly shaped polygonal patch of land at Wisconsin and Albemarle Street NW, a large, rust-colored form with an appealing and repetitive screen of vertical sunshades along its south and east faces.