pentahedron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pentahedron any polyhedron having five plane faces
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pentahedron A solid figure having five sides.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pentahedron A solid figure having five faces.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pentahedron pen-ta-hē′dron (geom.) a solid figure bounded by five plane faces
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Penta-, + Gr. "e`dra seat, base
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pente, five, hedra, base.

Usage

In literature:

In turn it was a sphere, a disk, a pyramid, a pentahedron, a polyhedron.
""Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea" by Morgan Robertson
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