Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of polyhedron.

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Examples

  • Crystals are always polyhedrons, that is, solids bounded by plane faces.

    Religion and Chemistry

  • They had modified the engines with a device of their own, which had also been capable of reducing most of the crew to desiccated polyhedrons, and crashed through the vast energy barrier at the edge of the galaxy, in an attempt to return home.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • They had modified the engines with a device of their own, which had also been capable of reducing most of the crew to desiccated polyhedrons, and crashed through the vast energy barrier at the edge of the galaxy, in an attempt to return home.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • My wife and I were recently watching Sagan's Cosmos, and we came to the episode where he discusses the ancient Greeks and their thoughts about the regular polyhedrons; apparently they thought the dodecahedron was too intense for the masses.

    Making Light: The tastemakers of tomorrow

  • A set of Chessex "Recon" (green with a black speckle and white numbers) and a set of Crystal Caste's pearl-with-black-numbers "Crystal" dice (all a long spindle shape, as opposed to the classic polyhedrons).

    January 16th, 2008

  • Orange Japanese watch tells time with intersecting polyhedrons

    Boing Boing

  • We roamed our imaginations, fighting orcs, trolls, and goblins, accumulating vast wealth in gold pieces and jewels, all our adventures based on a combination of improvisational storytelling, acting and random numbers generated by combinations of dice rolls, the dice not just your average dotted cubes, but also polyhedrons like the twenty-sided dice d20.

    2008 March « Exile on Ninth Street

  • We roamed our imaginations, fighting orcs, trolls, and goblins, accumulating vast wealth in gold pieces and jewels, all our adventures based on a combination of improvisational storytelling, acting and random numbers generated by combinations of dice rolls, the dice not just your average dotted cubes, but also polyhedrons like the twenty-sided dice d20.

    2008 March 10 « Exile on Ninth Street

  • We roamed our imaginations, fighting orcs, trolls, and goblins, accumulating vast wealth in gold pieces and jewels, all our adventures based on a combination of improvisational storytelling, acting and random numbers generated by combinations of dice rolls, the dice not just your average dotted cubes, but also polyhedrons like the twenty-sided dice d20.

    Roll a d20 and Write « Exile on Ninth Street

  • Sometimes we rolled dice to see how badly one of us was mauled by a giant spider or a bog monster, and sometimes we didn't, but we made sure to each have our own hand-sewn cloth bag holding a dozen of the multicolored acrylic polyhedrons.

    So Long, Dungeon Master

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