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In geometry a vertex figure is, broadly speaking, the figure exposed when a corner of a polyhedron or polytope is sliced off. [1]

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Abstract polytope

In mathematics, an abstract polytope, informally speaking, is a structure which considers only the combinatorial properties of a traditional polytope, ignoring many of its other properties, such as angles, edge lengths, etc.

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Cubic honeycomb

The cubic honeycomb or cubic cellulation is the only regular space-filling tessellation (or honeycomb) in Euclidean 3-space, made up of cubic cells.

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Dual polyhedron

In geometry, polyhedra are associated into pairs called duals, where the vertices of one correspond to the faces of the other.

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Face (geometry)

In solid geometry, a face is a flat (planar) surface that forms part of the boundary of a solid object; a three-dimensional solid bounded exclusively by flat faces is a polyhedron.

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Facet (geometry)

In geometry, a facet is a feature of a polyhedron, polytope, or related geometric structure, generally of dimension one less than the structure itself.

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Geometry

Geometry (from the γεωμετρία; geo- "earth", -metron "measurement") is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space.

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Graph theory

In mathematics and computer science, graph theory is the study of graphs, which are mathematical structures used to model pairwise relations between objects.

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Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter, FRS, FRSC, (February 9, 1907 – March 31, 2003) was a British-born Canadian geometer.

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Honeycomb (geometry)

In geometry, a honeycomb is a space filling or close packing of polyhedral or higher-dimensional cells, so that there are no gaps.

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Hyperplane

In geometry a hyperplane is a subspace of one dimension less than its ambient space.

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Isogonal figure

In geometry, a polytope (a polygon, polyhedron or tiling, for example) is isogonal or vertex-transitive if, loosely speaking, all its vertices are the same.

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Isosceles triangle

In geometry, an isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two sides of equal length.

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List of regular polytopes and compounds

This page lists the regular polytopes and regular polytope compounds in Euclidean, spherical and hyperbolic spaces.

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Octahedron

In geometry, an octahedron (plural: octahedra) is a polyhedron with eight faces.

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Pentagram

A pentagram (sometimes known as a pentalpha or pentangle or a star pentagon) is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes.

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Polygon

In elementary geometry, a polygon is a plane figure that is bounded by a finite chain of straight line segments closing in a loop to form a closed chain or circuit.

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Polyhedron

In elementary geometry, a polyhedron (plural polyhedra or polyhedrons) is a solid in three dimensions with flat polygonal faces, straight edges and sharp corners or vertices.

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Polytope

In elementary geometry, a polytope is a geometric object with flat sides, and may exist in any general number of dimensions n as an n-dimensional polytope or n-polytope.

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Regular 4-polytope

In mathematics, a regular 4-polytope is a regular four-dimensional polytope.

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Regular polyhedron

A regular polyhedron is a polyhedron whose symmetry group acts transitively on its flags.

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Rhombicuboctahedron

In geometry, the rhombicuboctahedron, or small rhombicuboctahedron, is an Archimedean solid with eight triangular and eighteen square faces.

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Schläfli symbol

In geometry, the Schläfli symbol is a notation of the form that defines regular polytopes and tessellations.

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Schlegel diagram

In geometry, a Schlegel diagram is a projection of a polytope from R^d into R^ through a point beyond one of its facets or faces.

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Square

In geometry, a square is a regular quadrilateral, which means that it has four equal sides and four equal angles (90-degree angles, or right angles).

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Square pyramid

In geometry, a square pyramid is a pyramid having a square base.

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Star polygon

In geometry, a star polygon (not to be confused with a star-shaped polygon) is a concave polygon.

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Tessellation

A tessellation of a flat surface is the tiling of a plane using one or more geometric shapes, called tiles, with no overlaps and no gaps.

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Triangle

A triangle is a polygon with three edges and three vertices.

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Truncated cube

In geometry, the truncated cube, or truncated hexahedron, is an Archimedean solid.

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Uniform polytope

A uniform polytope of dimension three or higher is a vertex-transitive polytope bounded by uniform facets.

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Vertex (geometry)

In geometry, a vertex (plural vertices) is a special kind of point that describes the corners or intersections of geometric shapes.

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Vertex configuration

In geometry, a vertex configuration by Walter Steurer, Sofia Deloudi, (2009) p.18-20, p.51-53 edited by David E. Laughlin, (2014) p. 16-20 is a shorthand notation for representing the vertex figure of a polyhedron or tiling as the sequence of faces around a vertex.

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4-polytope

In geometry, a 4-polytope (sometimes also called a polychoron, polycell, or polyhedroid) is a four-dimensional polytope.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertex_figure

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