heptagon

   A closed two-dimensional polygon bounded by seven straight-line segments.The formula with which to find an equilateral heptagon's area is 3.6339 times the length of one side squared. Also see mathematics, radial, shape, and vertex.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • heptagon — HEPTAGÓN, heptagoane, s.n. Poligon cu şapte laturi şi cu şapte unghiuri. – Din fr. heptagone. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  heptagón s. n., pl. heptagoáne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  HEPTAG//ÓN… …   Dicționar Român

  • heptagon — 1560s, from M.Fr. heptagon, from Gk. heptagonon, from hepta seven (cognate with L. septem, Goth. sibun, O.E. seofon; see SEVEN (Cf. seven)) + gonia angle (see KNEE (Cf. knee)). Related: Heptagonal …   Etymology dictionary

  • Heptagon — Hep ta*gon, n. [Gr. ? sevencornered; epta seven + ? angle: cf. F. heptagone.] (Geom.) A plane figure consisting of seven sides and having seven angles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heptagōn — (gr.), Siebeneck. Heptagonalzahl (Siebeneckszahl), die Polygonalzahl (s.d.) der fünften Reihe, da ihre zweite Differenz die 7 ist …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Heptagōn — (griech.), Siebeneck …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Heptagon — Heptagōn (grch.), Siebeneck …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • heptagon — hȅptagōn m DEFINICIJA mat. sedmerokut ETIMOLOGIJA grč. heptágōnos ≃ hepta + gon1 …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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

  • heptagon — [hep′tə gän΄] n. [< Gr heptagōnos, seven cornered: see HEPTA & GON] a plane figure with seven angles and seven sides heptagonal [hep′tag′ə nəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Heptagon — In geometry, a heptagon is a polygon with seven sides and seven angles. In a regular heptagon, in which all sides and all angles are equal, the sides meet at an angle of 5π/7 radians, 128.5714286 degrees. Its Schläfli symbol is {7}. The area of a …   Wikipedia

  • heptagon — UK [ˈheptəɡən] / US [ˈheptəˌɡɑn] noun [countable] Word forms heptagon : singular heptagon plural heptagons maths a geometric shape with seven straight sides. Something in the shape of a heptagon is heptagonal …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.