# Catalan solid

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## Definition of the noun Catalan Solid

What does Catalan Solid mean as a name of something?

**noun**

- [
*mathematics*] The dual polyhedron of an Archimedean solid- synonym: Archimedean dual

## Explanation

**Catalan solid**: In mathematics, a Catalan solid, or Archimedean dual, is a dual polyhedron to an Archimedean solid. The Catalan solids are named for the Belgian mathematician, Eugène Catalan, who first described them in 1865.

- also known as 카탈란의 다면체, 卡塔蘭立體

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### CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)

by Eric W. Weisstein

**Catalan Solid** The DUAL POLYHEDRA of the ARCHIMEDEAN
SOLIDS, given in the following table. They are known as Catalan solids in honor
of the French mathematician who first published them in 1862 (Wenninger 1983,
p.

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