# hexagonal

hexagonal
1. of, pertaining to, or having the form of a hexagon.
2. having a hexagon as a base or cross section: a hexagonal prism.
3. divided into hexagons, as a surface.
4. Crystall. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which three equal axes intersect at angles of 60° on one plane, and the fourth axis, of a different length, intersects them perpendicularly.
[1565-75; HEXAGON + -AL1]

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• hexagonal — hexagonal, ale, aux [ ɛgzagɔnal, o ] adj. • 1632; de hexagone 1 ♦ Qui a six angles et six côtés. Figure, alvéole hexagonale. ♢ Dont la base est un hexagone. Pyramide hexagonale. ♢ Sc. Système hexagonal d un cristal, caractérisé par l existence d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

• hexagonal — HEXAGONÁL, Ă, hexagonali, e, adj. În formă de hexagon; care ţine de hexagon. ♢ Sistem hexagonal = sistem de cristalizare cu o axă de simetrie de gradul şase. – Din fr. hexagonal. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 ﻿ hexagonál adj. m., pl.… …   Dicționar Român

• Hexagonal — Hex*ag o*nal, a. [Cf. F. hexagonal.] Having six sides and six angles; six sided. [1913 Webster] {Hexagonal system}. (Crystal.) See under {Crystallization}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• hexagonal — hexagonal, ale (è gza go nal, na l ) adj. Qui se rapporte à l hexagone. Terrain hexagonal. Figure hexagonale.    Il se dit d un solide dont la base est un hexagone. Pyramide hexagonale. Prismes hexagonaux.    Terme de minéralogie. Cristaux… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

• hexagonal — adjetivo 1. Área: geometría Que tiene figura de hexágono o que se parece a él: sistema cristalográfico hexagonal …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

• hexagonal — → hexágono …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

• hexagonal — 1570s, from HEXAGON (Cf. hexagon) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Hexagonally …   Etymology dictionary

• hexagonal — |z ou gz| adj. 2 g. 1. De seis ângulos. 2. Diz se do sólido que tem por base um hexágono …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

• hexagonal — 1. adj. De forma de hexágono o semejante a él. 2. Se dice del sistema cristalográfico según el cual cristalizan minerales como el cuarzo, el cinabrio, la calcita, el berilo y otros …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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