What Is a Polyhedron?

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A polyhedron is a geometric solid in three dimensions with flat faces and straight edges. A simple example of a polyhedron is a cube, a six-faced polyhedron which has square faces. Each face of a polyhedron is a polygon, another type of geometric figure.
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A polyhedron is a three dimensional figure made up of sides called faces, where each face is a polygon. pol⋅y⋅he⋅dron /ˌpɒliˈhidrən/ Show Spelled
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A polygon is a flat shape with any number of straight sides. It does not have to be symmetrical. Squares, rectangles, triangles and octagons are all examples of polygons. A polyhedron's
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Polyhedron: A three-dimensional geometric figure whose sides are polygons.
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pol·y·he·dron
[pol-ee-hee-druhn]
NOUN [PLURAL POL·Y·HE·DRONS, POL·Y·HE·DRA]
1.
a solid figure having many faces.
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A polyhedron is a three-dimensional shape that is made up of a finite number of polygonal faces which are parts of planes, the faces meet in edges which are straight-line segments, and the edges meet in points called vertices. Cubes, prisms and pyramids are examples of polyhedral. The polyhedron surrounds a bounded volume in three-dimensional space; sometimes this interior volume is considered to be part of the polyhedron.
In the mathematical world of geometry, a polyhedron is more or less a three dimensional figure consisting of faces and sides that are polygons.
A polyhedron is a solid shape that has all flat surfaces, meaning there are no curves whatsoever. A prism would be a good example, as would a block of wood.
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