Polygonal

  • (adj): Having many sides or relating to a surface marked by polygons.
    Example: "Polygonal structure"

Some articles on polygonal:

Basilica Church - Origins and Development of The Church Building - Mausoleum
... Ancient circular or polygonal churches are comparatively rare ... The circular or polygonal form lent itself to those buildings within church complexes that perform a function in which it is desirable for people to stand, or sit around, with a ... In Italy the circular or polygonal form was used throughout the medieval period for baptisteries, while in England it was adapted for chapter houses ...
Château D'Angoulême - Description of The Castle
... The present remains including the polygonal keep, called Tour de Lusignan, the châtelet, and the round Valois Tower date from the 12th to 15th centuries ... The polygonal keep was built 1282–1302, and the Valois Tower was built in the late 15th century ... This pavillon included a polygonal turret containing the staircase ...
Polygonal Rifling - History
... While polygonal rifling has been around since the earliest days of rifled barrels, it had faded out of use by the time of the early cordite cartridges ... The principle of the polygonal barrel was proposed in 1853 by Sir Joseph Whitworth, a prominent British engineer and entrepreneur ... The British military however rejected Whitworths polygonal rifled designs ...
Polygonal Modeling
... In 3D computer graphics, polygonal modeling is an approach for modeling objects by representing or approximating their surfaces using polygons ... Polygonal modeling is well suited to scanline rendering and is therefore the method of choice for real-time computer graphics ... See polygon mesh for a description of how polygonal models are represented and stored ...
Glock-VBR 7.92 Pistol - Design Details - Barrel
... The hammer-forged barrel has a female type polygonal rifling with a right-hand twist ... not by conventional rifling, using lands and grooves, but rather through a polygonal profile consisting of a series of six or eight interconnected non-c ... process involves beating a slowly rotating mandrel through the bore to obtain the hexagonal or polygonal shape ...