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Topic: Names of polygons
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John Conway

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Re: 11-gon
Posted: Oct 24, 1994 5:21 PM
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By the way, "icositetrahedron" appears in some dictionaries.

The dual of the rhombicuboctahedron has been called either
a trapezoidal or tetragonal icositetrahedron, while the dual
of the snub cube is a pentagonal icositetrahedron.

I saw the word "tetrakaidecahedron" in a recent "press release"
from the Minneapolis Geometry Center, so you can see that people
DO occasionally use such words.

John Conway






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