Definition of hexagon
: a polygon of six angles and six sides
Recent Examples of hexagon from the Web
The easiest way to pull off this trend is to incorporate geometric shapes—like hexagons, triangles, and trapezoids—by using fondant pieces, painted patterns, or other edible items.
Keller won with a design that features a pattern of hexagons along with tools including a 3-D printer, a drawing tablet and a robot arm.
Made of a soft, thin material, the Under Armour sleepwear contains bioceramic particles — tiny hexagon shapes are visible on the interior fabric — to absorb infrared waves, reflecting the far infrared energy back to the skin.
Under an atomic microscope, graphene looks like a flat lattice of hexagons in a honeycomb arrangement.
The rings are six feet to 115 feet wide and are regularly spaced out in a hexagon or honeycomb pattern.
Scientists also hope that as Cassini flies high over Saturn, the spacecraft will get a good look at that strange hexagon adorning Saturn’s north pole.
The hexagon circles Saturn at 77 degrees north and is wider than two Earths.
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HEXAGON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hexagon for English Language Learners
mathematics : a flat shape that has six angles and six sides
HEXAGON Defined for Kids
Definition of hexagon for Students
: a closed geometric figure having six angles and six sides
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