Definition of "icosahedral" [i•co•sa•he•dral]

  • Of, relating to, or having the shape of an icosahedron (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "icosahedral" in a sentence
  • "As the liquid alloys cool, islands form within them where the atoms are in what is called icosahedral order."
  • "Researchers had previously been unable to determine the virus's structure because they had assumed that, like many other viruses, it's capsid had a design known as icosahedral symmetry."
  • "The dimples are arranged in a "icosahedral" pattern."