Definition of "tetrahedron" [tet•ra•he•dron]

  • A polyhedron with four faces. (noun)

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Use "tetrahedron" in a sentence
  • "A tetrahedron is a good model for e.g. a carbon atom in a molecular form, and the tighter the "packing," the tighter the molecular bonds."
  • "Otherwise known as a tetrahedron, a "Caltrop", or to a lesser degree "Ol' Pointy"."
  • "Your tetrahedron could be our key to all the mysteries of Omegan science and history."