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decahedron


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decahedron  \Dec`a*he"dron\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Decahedrons},  L. 
  {Decahedra}.  [Pref.  deca-  +  Gr  'e`dra  a  seat,  a  base,  fr 
  'e`zesthai  to  sit:  cf  F.  d['e]ca[`e]dre.]  (Geom.) 
  A  solid  figure  or  body  inclosed  by  ten  plane  surfaces. 
  [Written  also  less  correctly,  {decaedron}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decahedron 
  n  :  any  polyhedron  having  ten  plane  faces 




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