decagon early 17c., from Mod.L. decagonum, from Gk. dekagonon, from Gk. deka "ten" (see TEN (Cf. ten)) + gonia "corner, angle" (see KNEE (Cf. knee)).

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  • Decagon — Dec a*gon, n. [Pref. deca + Gr. ? a corner or angle: cf. F. d[ e]cagone.] (Geom.) A plane figure having ten sides and ten angles; any figure having ten angles. A regular decagon is one that has all its sides and angles equal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decagon — ► NOUN ▪ a plane figure with ten straight sides and angles …   English terms dictionary

  • decagon — [dek′ə gän΄] n. [ML decagonum: see DECA & GON] a polygon with ten sides and ten angles decagonal [dek ag′ə nəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Decagon — Regular decagon Edges and vertices 10 Schläfli symbol {10} Coxeter–Dynkin diag …   Wikipedia

  • decagon —    A closed two dimensional polygon bounded by ten straight line segments. The formula with which to find an equilateral decagon s area is 7.6942 times the length of one side squared. Also see mathematics, radial, and shape …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • decagon — noun Etymology: New Latin decagonum, from Greek dekagōnon, from deka deca + gōnon gon Date: circa 1639 a plane polygon of 10 angles and 10 sides …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • decagon — decagonal /deuh kag euh nl/, adj. /dek euh gon /, n. Geom. a polygon having ten angles and ten sides. [1565 75; < ML decagonum. See DECA , GON] * * * …   Universalium

  • decagon — noun A polygon with ten sides and ten angles. See Also: decagonal …   Wiktionary

  • decàgon — de|cà|gon Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català