Meaning of POLYGON in English


n. a plane figure with many (usu. a minimum of three) sides and angles.

Phrases and idioms:

polygon of forces a polygon that represents by the length and direction of its sides all the forces acting on a body or point.


polygonal adj.

Etymology: LL polygonum f. Gk polugonon (neut. adj.) (as POLY-(1) + - gonos angled)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.