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adjective hex·ag·o·nal \hek-ˈsa-gə-nəl\

Definition of hexagonal

  1. 1 :  having six angles and six sides

  2. 2 :  having a hexagon as section or base

  3. 3 :  relating to or being a crystal system characterized by three equal lateral axes intersecting at angles of 60 degrees and a vertical axis of variable length at right angles

hex·ag·o·nal·ly play \-nəl-ē\ adverb


1571

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1571

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