[pol-ee-guh-ney-shuh s, puh-lig-uh-ney-] /ˌpɒl i gəˈneɪ ʃəs, pəˌlɪg əˈneɪ-/
belonging to the Polygonaceae, the buckwheat family of plants.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Polygonaceae, a chiefly N temperate family of plants having a sheathing stipule (ocrea) clasping the stem and small inconspicuous flowers: includes dock, sorrel, buckwheat, knotgrass, and rhubarb
[pol-ee-gon] /ˈpɒl iˌgɒn/ noun 1. a figure, especially a closed plane figure, having three or more, usually straight, sides. /ˈpɒlɪˌɡɒn/ noun 1. a closed plane figure bounded by three or more straight sides that meet in pairs in the same number of vertices, and do not intersect other than at these vertices. The sum of […]
- Polygon pusher
(Or “rectangle slinger”). A chip designer who spends most of his or her time at the physical layout level (which requires drawing *lots* of multi-coloured polygons). [Jargon File]
/pəˈlɪɡənəm/ noun 1. any polygonaceous plant of the genus Polygonum, having stems with knotlike joints and spikes of small white, green, or pink flowers See also knotgrass, bistort, prince’s feather (sense 2)
language A distributed language integrating classes with a parallel block structure, including multiprocedures and fragments. [“Operational Semantics of a Distributed Object-Oriented Language and its Z Formal Specification”, M. Benveniste firstname.lastname@example.org, TR532, IRISA/INRIA-Rennes]. (1995-10-17)