Definitions

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  • adj. having ten sides

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Examples

  • “I disbelieve,” he said, taking up two ten-sided dice and rolling them. “87,” he said.

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  • Even a Master of Arts in our University of Wentbridge has been known to confuse a ten-sided with a twelve-sided Polygon; and there is hardly a

    Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

  • To the west lies Tarabon, with a ten-sided civil war, brigands sworn to the so-called Dragon Reborn, and rumors of Aes Sedai and the false Dragon himself to frighten Ailron.

    Lord of Chaos

  • Dwarves from Thoradin, Ergothian merchants, and a kender from Hylo gath-ered around a circle scratched on the cobblestone, the kender's hands tied in front of him according to the house policy of any establishment frequented by the little folk, and the ten-sided Calantina dice flick-ered through torchlight according to some obscure Ergothian rules.

    The Dark Queen

  • In the introduction to his Annals as found inscribed on his great ten-sided cylinder in the British Museum he tells us how he took up his abode in the chambers of the palace from which Sennacherib and Esarhaddon had ruled the Assyrian Empire, and in describing his own education he says:

    The Babylonian Story of the Deluge as Told by Assyrian Tablets from Nineveh

  • Even a Master of Arts in our University of Wentbridge has been known to confuse a ten-sided with a twelve-sided Polygon; and there is hardly a Doctor of Science in or out of that famous University who could pretend to decide promptly and unhesitatingly between a twenty-sided and a twenty-four sided member of the Aristocracy.

    Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

  • The tomb is still a very solid affair, -- a rotunda built of solid blocks of limestone, and resting on a ten-sided base, each side having a recess surmounted by an arch.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • As far as any of us know, one's Klout score is determined by college interns, each feverishly rolling a pair of ten-sided dice, and then that number is allowed to oscillate within a random but bounded range every day to give the appearance that something's going on.

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  • There's a ten-sided bed with a royal blue fake-crushed-velvet bedspread with two stuffed penguins poorly stitched onto it.

    Chicago Reader

  • Dash Shaw's massive, frantic graphic novel about future communities, telepathy, psychedelic drugs and contact sports involving ten-sided dice was initially serialized at his Web site; the print version is substantially revised.

    ComicsAlliance.com

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