# Hexagon Sentence Examples

- This is fulfilled when the opposite sides of the
**hexagon**are parallel, and (as a still more special case) when the**hexagon**is regular. - The town cross is a fine structure standing upon a huge
**hexagon**, surmounted by a stone pillar 12 ft. - The ringed structure of benzene, C 6 H 61 was first suggested in 1865 by August Kekule, who represented the molecule by six CH groups placed at the six angles of a regular
**hexagon**, the sides of which denoted the valencies saturated by adjacent carbon atoms, the fourth valencies of each carbon atom being represented as saturated along alternate sides. - Desargues has a special claim to fame on account of his beautiful theorem on the involution of a quadrangle inscribed in a conic. Pascal discovered a striking property of a
**hexagon**inscribed in a conic (the hexagrammum mysticum); from this theorem Pascal is said to have deduced over 400 corollaries, including most of the results obtained by earlier geometers. - He numbers the carbon atoms placed at the corners of a
**hexagon**from i to 6, and each side in the same order, so that the carbon atoms i and 2 are connected by the side 1, atoms 2 and 3 by the side 2, and so on. - Consider, for example, a frame whose sides form the six sides of a
**hexagon**ABCDEF and the three diagonals AD, BE, CF; and suppose that it is required to find the stress in CF due to a given system of extraneous forces in equilibrium, acting on the joints. - Hence if we take two nets of wire with
**hexagonal**meshes, and place one on the other so that the point of concourse of threeof one net coincides with the middle of a**hexagons****hexagon**of the other, and if we then, after dipping them in Plateau's liquid, place them horizontally, and gently raise the upper one, we shall develop a system of plane laminae arranged as the walls and floors of the cells are arranged in a honeycomb. - The octahedral formula discussed by Julius Thomsen (Ber., 1886, 19, p. 2 944) consists of the six carbon atoms placed at the corners of a regular octahedron, and connected together by the full lines as shown in (I); a plane projection gives a
**hexagon**with diagonals (II). - As we see it to-day, it is an open space of ioo acres, set on a hill with a wide prospect east and south and west, in shape an irregular
**hexagon**, enclosed in a circuit of a mile and a half by the massive ruins of a city wall which still stands here and there some 20 ft. - In this way he established the famous theorem that the intersections of the three pairs of opposite sides of a
**hexagon**inscribed in a conic are collinear.