from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having six sides.
- adj. Containing a hexagon or shaped like one.
- adj. Mineralogy Having three equal axes intersecting at angles of 60° in one plane and one axis of variable length that is perpendicular to the others.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having six edges, or having a cross-section in the form of a hexagon.
- adj. Having three equal axes which cross at 60° angles, and an unequal axis which crosses the others at 90° angle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having six sides and six angles; six-sided.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having six sides and six angles; having the form of a hexagon.
- Divided into hexagons: as, a surface with a hexagonal structure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having six sides or divided into hexagons
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This arrangement is referred to as "hexagonal closest packing;" something often seen in honeycombs or oranges stacked at a fruit stand.
The match, the first of 10 games in the final round - commonly referred to as the 'hexagonal' - will kickoff at 7 p.m.
The top two teams in each group will advance to the final regional qualifying round, the so-called hexagonal, with the top three teams in that group advancing to the World Cup in Brazil.
The top two teams in each group advance to the final six-nation qualifying round, which has come to be known as the hexagonal, with play starting early in 2013.
The Fire Rainbow happens when you have high-altitude sunlight (58 degrees or higher) hitting special types of ice crystals known as hexagonal plate crystals, found naturally in very-high altitude cirrus clouds.
The Honeycomb Inexplicably Offset Icon Grid is still arranged in the same way, but the actual honeycomb graphics-that is, the hexagonal icon ...
The Honeycomb Inexplicably Offset Icon Grid is still arranged in the same way, but the actual honeycomb graphics-that is, the hexagonal icon containers that filled the original matrix-have been done away with.
Lonsdaleite is called the hexagonal diamond because whilst it consists of carbon like diamond, the atoms are arranged hexagonally.
Interestingly, with the ix-onic, Hyundai designers are now going on record saying they are working toward defining a "hexagonal" front graphic as the company's new universal corporate face (check out the video).
Ching added a header in the 57th to round off the scoring for the United States, who virtually guaranteed they will advance to the final "hexagonal" round of qualifying.