[

*n]* - any polyhedron having twelve plane faces

Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=dodecahedron

A solid figure with 12 faces A regular dodecahedron is a regular polyhedron with 12 faces. Each face is a regular pentagon. See also: Dodecagon, Polyhedral.

Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/d/o/dodecahedron/source.html

**Do·dec`a·he'dron** * noun* [ Greek ...; ... twelve + ... seat, bottom, base: confer French

* dodécaèdre* .]

* (Geom. & Crystallog.)* A solid having twelve faces. » The

* regular dodecahedron* is bounded by twelve equal and regular pentagons; the pyritohedron (see

__ Pyritohedron__ ) ...

Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/105

*noun* any polyhedron having twelve plane faces

Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

• (n.) A solid having twelve faces.

Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/dodecahedron/

(from the article `garnet`) Garnets commonly occur as well-developed crystals. The typical forms of the crystals have 12 or 24 sides and are called dodecahedrons (see ...

Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/d/61

A cube inside a dodecahdron A polyhedron with 12 faces. A regular dodecahedron is made from faces that are identical regular pentagons and is one of the Platonic solids.

Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/D/dodecahedron.html

dodecahedron: see polyhedron.

Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0912607.html

A dodecahedron is a regular solid bounded by twelve equal pentagons.

Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/GD.HTM

Regular solid with 12 pentagonal faces and 12 vertices. It is one of the five regular polyhedra, or Platonic solids

Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0035854.html

In geometry, a dodecahedron (Greek δωδεκάεδρον, from δώδεκα, dōdeka `twelve` + ἕδρα hédra `base`, `seat` or `face`) is any polyhedron with twelve flat faces, but usually a regular dodecahedron is meant: a Platonic solid. It is composed of 12 regular pentagonal faces, with three meeting at each vertex, and is represe...

Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodecahedron

A twelve-sided geometric solid. One of the crystal formsfound in the Isometric crystal system.

Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22148

Twelve sided polyhedron; all sides are equidimensional and either rhombic or pentagonal. If the dodecahedron is composed of rhombs, it is known as a rhombic dodecahedron, or simply as a dodecahedron. If it is composed of pentagons, it is known as a pentagonal dodecahedron or pyritohedron. Minerals shaped as dodecahedrons belong to the isometric sy...

Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22291

**No exact match found**