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hexagon meaning

EN[ˈhɛk.sə.ɡən] [ˈhɛk.sə.ɡɑn]
WHexagon
  • In geometry, a hexagon (from Greek ἕξ hex, "six" and γωνία, gonía, "corner, angle") is a polygon with six edges and six vertices. The total of the internal angles of any hexagon is 720°.
  • A regular hexagon has Schläfli symbol {6} and can also be constructed as a quasiregular truncated equilateral triangle, t{3}, which alternates two types of edges.
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hexagon

    Definition of hexagon in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhexagonsPREhexa-SUF-gon
    1. (geometry) A polygon with six sides and six angles.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • It is possible to tessellate the plane with equilateral triangles and regular hexagons.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Prefixes
          • Words by prefix
            • Words prefixed with hexa-
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -gon
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. fr hexagonal
          2. en hexagonal
          3. fr hexagone
          4. en hexagons
          5. en hexagony
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          Meaning of hexagon for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "hexagon" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe and a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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