polygon

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek πολύγωνον (polúgōnon), from πολύς (polús, many) and γωνία (gōnía, angle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒlɪɡən/
  • (US) enPR: pälʹē-gän, IPA(key): /ˈpɑliɡɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pol‧y‧gon

Noun[edit]

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polygon (plural polygons)

Polygons (sense 1)
  1. (geometry) A plane figure bounded by edges that are all straight lines.
  2. (geometry) The boundary of such a figure.
  3. (geometry, more generally) A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.
  4. (geometry) Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.

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polygon c, n (singular definite polygonet or polygonen, plural indefinite polygoner)

  1. polygon
    • 1967, Hans Sørensen, Nye Verga-studier: Romanen om Vizzini
      ... eller trekanten, rektanglet, parallelogrammet, kvadratet, ja, polygonet.
      ... or the triangle, the rectangle, the parallelogram, the square, indeed, the polygon.
    • 1799, Skrifter som udi det Kiøbenhavnske Selskab af Lærdoms og Videnskabers Elskere ere fremlagte og oplæste : i aarene .., page 512
      Altsaa er ogsaa idette Fald Polygonet ubestemt.
      Thus, in this case, too, the polygon is indefinite.

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polygon c

  1. polygon

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Declension of polygon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative polygon polygonen polygoner polygonerna
Genitive polygons polygonens polygoners polygonernas

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