How to use Dodecahedra in a sentence

dodecahedra
  • Lead monoxide is dimorphous, occurring as cubical dodecahedra and as rhombic octahedra.

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  • It crystallizes in the cubical system, often in beautiful octahedra and rhombic dodecahedra.

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  • It crystallizes in the cubic system, usually in cubes, pentagonal dodecahedra or octahedra, often of great beauty and perfection.

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  • The felspathoid minerals, sodalite, haiiyne and nosean, which crystallize in isometric dodecahedra, are very frequent components of the phonolites; their crystals are often corroded or partly dissolved and their outlines may then be very irregular.

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  • Many other dodecahedra exist as crystal forms, for which see Crystallography.

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  • The fracture is distinctly crystalline; large crystals, either regular dodecahedra or octahedra, may be obtained by crystallization from carbon bisulphide, sulphur chloride, &c., or by sublimation.

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  • The "small stellated dodecahedron," the "great dodecahedron" and the "great stellated dodecahedron" are Kepler-Poinsot solids; and the "truncated" and "snub dodecahedra" are Archimedean solids (see Polyhedron).

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  • It is also possible that a tessellated structure may arise from water dodecahedra separated by only one pentagonal box (shown below).

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