# polygon

## English

### Etymology

Ancient Greek πολύγωνον (polúgōnon), from πολύς (polús, many) and γωνία (gōnía, angle).

### Pronunciation

• (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒlɪɡən/, /ˈpɒliɡɒn/
• (US) enPR: pälʹē-gän, IPA(key): /ˈpɑliɡɑn/
•  Audio (US) (file)
• Hyphenation: pol‧y‧gon

### Noun

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polygon (plural polygons)

Polygons (sense 1)
1. (geometry) A plane figure bounded by edges that are all straight lines.
2. (geometry) The boundary of such a figure.
3. (geometry, more generally) A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.
4. (geometry) Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.

## Czech

### Noun

polygon m

1. polygon (plane figure bounded by straight edges)

## Danish

### Noun

polygon c or n (singular definite polygonet or polygonen, plural indefinite polygoner)

1. polygon
• 1967, Hans Sørensen, Nye Verga-studier: Romanen om Vizzini
... eller trekanten, rektanglet, parallelogrammet, kvadratet, ja, polygonet.
... or the triangle, the rectangle, the parallelogram, the square, indeed, the polygon.
• 1799, Skrifter som udi det Kiøbenhavnske Selskab af Lærdoms og Videnskabers Elskere ere fremlagte og oplæste : i aarene .., page 512
Altsaa er ogsaa idette Fald Polygonet ubestemt.
Thus, in this case, too, the polygon is indefinite.

## Swedish

### Noun

polygon c

1. polygon

#### Declension

Declension of polygon
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative polygon polygonen polygoner polygonerna
Genitive polygons polygonens polygoners polygonernas