Archimedean Solid

Pronunciation: /ˌɑr kəˈmi diən ˈsɒl ɪd/ Explain

An Archimedean solid is one of 13 possible solids whose faces are all regular polygons. Synonym: semi-regular solid.

The Archimedean solids are:

  1. truncated tetrahedron
  2. cuboctahedron, also called rhombitetratetrahedron
  3. truncated cube
  4. truncated octahedron, also called truncated tetratetrahedron
  5. rhombicuboctahedron, also called small rhombicuboctahedron
  6. truncated cuboctahedron, also called great rhombicuboctahedron
  7. snub cube, also called snub cuboctahedron
  8. icosidodecahedron
  9. truncated dodecahedron
  10. truncated icosahedron
  11. rhombicosidodecahedron, also called small rhombicosidodecahedron
  12. truncated icosidodecahedron, also called great rhombicosidodecahedron
  13. snub dodecahedron, also called snub icosidodecahedron

Cite this article as:

McAdams, David E. Archimedean Solid. 6/15/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/archimedeansolid.html.

Revision History

6/15/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
5/5/2011: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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