hexagonal hexagonal  /hɛk ˈsæ ɡə nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having six sides or divided into hexagons

Usage(s):

  1. The 1970 World Cup introduced the iconic football design: 32 black and white pentagonal and hexagonal panels.
  2. In their most basic form, snow crystals are hexagonal prisms like the sample, above, but other, more complex forms are famously possible.
  3. In fact, as early as the 6th century the mathematician and architect Anthemius of Tralles suggested that Archimedes had used a large hexagonal mirror.

News

  1. Santelli Schools Cramer & Co. On The High Freaks

    It started as your everyday hexagonal discussion on CNBC with the anchors up-in-arms over the fact that (shocker) some firms can pay for early access to critical economic data items. The disdain for the 'rich' was palpable as Bernstein, Sullivan, and then Cramer all exclaimed both their amazement and surprise that this was even possible. That was when Santelli stepped into the ring and explained ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Strolling Crisply Past Panama, U.S. Settles Into Driver’s Seat

    After its sparkling victory against Panama, the United States is surely in an enviable position as it heads into the second half of the so-called Hexagonal tournament.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Geoff Cameron adds an assist to a biting midfield display

    Cameron replaced Jermaine Jones in the U.S. midfield against Panama and offered a sturdy, tenacious performance to help the USA to a Hexagonal win.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

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