[hek-sag-uh-nl] /hɛkˈsæg ə nl/

of, relating to, or having the form of a .
having a as a base or cross section:
a hexagonal prism.
divided into , as a surface.
Crystallography. 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.
having six sides and six angles
of or relating to a hexagon
(crystallog) relating or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three equal coplanar axes inclined at 60° to each other and a fourth longer or shorter axis at right angles to their plane See also trigonal

1570s, from hexagon + -al (1). Related: Hexagonally.


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