from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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  • noun geometry A polyhedron made up of 8 triangular and 6 square faces; it has twelve identical vertices.


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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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