polygon
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpɒlɪɡən/, /ˈpɒliɡɒn/
  • (America) enPR: pälʹē-gän, IPA: /ˈpɑliɡɑn/
Noun

polygon (plural polygons)

  1. (geometry) A plane figure bounded by edges that are all straight lines.
  2. (geometry) The boundary of such a figure.
  3. (geometry, more generally) A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.
  4. (geometry) Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.
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