# polyhedron

## English Thesaurus

1. a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces (noun.shape)

hypernym | : | solid, |

definition | : | a three-dimensional shape (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | convex polyhedron, |

definition | : | a polyhedron any plane section of which is a convex polygon (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | concave polyhedron, |

definition | : | a polyhedron some of whose plane sections are concave polygons (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | prism, |

definition | : | a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | pyramid, |

definition | : | a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | tetrahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having four plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | pentahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having five plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | hexahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having six plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | octahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having eight plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | decahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having ten plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | dodecahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having twelve plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | icosahedron, |

definition | : | any polyhedron having twenty plane faces (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | prismatoid, |

definition | : | a polyhedron whose vertices all lie in one or the other of two parallel planes; the faces that lie in those planes are the bases of the prismatoid (noun.shape) |

hyponym | : | trapezohedron, |

definition | : | a polyhedron whose faces are trapeziums (noun.shape) |

derivation | : | polyhedral, |

definition | : | of or relating to or resembling a polyhedron (adj.pert) |

derivation | : | polyhedral, |

definition | : | of or relating to or resembling a polyhedron (adj.pert) |

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