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- n. A polyhedron made up of 8 triangular and 6 square faces; it has twelve identical vertices.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A solid with fourteen faces formed by cutting off the corners of a cube parallel to the coaxial octahedron far enough to leave the original faces squares, while adding eight triangular faces at the truncations.
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Then there are the 13 Archimedean solids (PolyhedronData [ "Archimedean"]; the cuboctahedron, icosidodecahedron, truncated cube, etc.), constructed by requiring the same configuration at each vertex, but allowing more than one kind of regular face.
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