hexagonal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hek-sag'u-nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or having the form of a hexagon.
  2. having a hexagon as a base or cross section: a hexagonal prism.
  3. divided into hexagons, as a surface.
  4. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which three equal axes intersect at angles of 60° on one plane, and the fourth axis, of a different length, intersects them perpendicularly.
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