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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Shapes, patterns, Maths
hexagonhex‧a‧gon /ˈheksəɡən $ -ɡɑːn/ noun [countable]  CFa shape with six sidespolygonhexagonal /hekˈsæɡənəl/ adjective
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hexagonThe second task was to stand on some planks of wood which had been set out in a hexagon.A hexagon, a cube; here comes a parallelogram.In graphite the carbon atoms are arranged in flat hexagons layered on top of each other.With the clamping blocks, join the leg frames with the other rails forming two half hexagons.Scores of festive, multicolored hexagons surround my photo.For example, the square has four-fold symmetry, the pentagon has five-fold, the hexagon has six-fold symmetry.Any point in the hexagon enclosed by these vectors is consistent with factor price equalization.Wire hexagons were twisted into the glass.
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