hexagon hexagon  /ˈhɛk sə ˌɡɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a six-sided polygon

Usage(s):

  1. The overall size was reduced by about 10%, the height of the hexagon was cut by 5 ft.
  2. My next job was to go to the radar stationa concrete blockhouse, a huge hexagon with apertures all round.
  3. In the center of each hexagon is a three-foot star, and at the bottom of each dangles yet another star embedded with silver reflectors.

News

  1. Get down with Electronic Super Joy pre-orders on Friday

    We ran into Electronic Super Joy at PAX East earlier this year, when it was part of the Indie Megabooth. It's a game that naturally stands out in a crowd, with bright backgrounds, stark platforming stages and a dubsteppy, chiptune soundtrack. Think Super Meat Boy meets Super Hexagon . Electronic Super Joy will be available for pre-order at noon ET on Friday, June 14, for $5, and that price ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. Manufacturer of natural-gas tanks announces $26 million expansion

    Chet Dawes, director of business development for Hexagon Lincoln, said the company is planning a new production plant somewhere in Lincoln to house its large-tank business. Dawes declined to say where the new plant will be, citing negotiations.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lincoln Journal Star

  3. Mexico vs. Costa Rica: Complete World Cup Qualifying Preview

    Mexico vs. Costa Rica, Estadio Azteca Tuesday 11 June, 2013, 20.00 ET Having picked up four big points against Jamaica and Panama over the past week, Mexico have put themselves back in a reasonably good position to qualify for the 2014 World Cup. While undefeated in the hexagon, four draws from five games have cost El Tri , but a victory over Costa Rica on Tuesday night would be a major step ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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Quotes

  1. "India has now been admitted into a hexagon of 21st century power," says C Uday Bhaskar, former director, Institute for Defence and Strategic Analysis.
    on Sep 6, 2008 By: Bhaskar Source: Hindustan Times

  2. "The first thing everyone always says is, 'Is that an octagon,'" Williams said. "But I have to tell them that it's not eight-sided its six, and I think that'sa hexagon. There are some neat things that go with the six-sided ring; it just seems...
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Petey Williams Source: Plano Star Courier

  3. The discovery that their son had autism came as a major blow to the Rajas."He could tell a hexagon from a heptagon at age two and we thought he would follow his father and grandfather and become a mathematician," says Babita.
    on Apr 22, 2007 By: Babita Source: Times of India

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