regular polygon

A polygon which is both equiangular and equilateral (i.e. having all sides the same length and all interior angles the same).

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  • Regular polygon — Regular Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regular polygon — A regular polygon is a polygon which is equiangular (all angles are congruent) and equilateral (all sides have the same length). Regular polygons may be convex or star.General propertiesThese properties apply to both convex and star regular… …   Wikipedia

  • regular polygon — noun a polygon with all sides and all angles equal • Hypernyms: ↑isogon • Hyponyms: ↑square, ↑foursquare, ↑equilateral triangle, ↑equiangular triangle …   Useful english dictionary

  • regular polygon — multiple sided figure in which all sides and angles are equal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Regular Polytopes (book) — Regular Polytopes is a mathematical geometry book written by Canadian mathematician H.S.M. Coxeter. Originally written in 1947, the book was updated and republished in 1963 and 1973.The book is a comprehensive survey of the geometry of regular… …   Wikipedia

  • Regular — Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regular polyhedron — Regular Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regular sales — Regular Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regular troops — Regular Reg u*lar ( l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r[ e]gulier. See {Rule}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polygon — For other uses, see Polygon (disambiguation). Some polygons of different kinds In geometry a polygon (   …   Wikipedia

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