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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a polygon with all sides and all angles equal;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regular \Reg"u*lar\ (-l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r['e]gulier. See Rule.] [1913 Webster] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building. [1913 Webster] 2. Governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in course, practice, or occurence; not subject to unexplained or irrational variation; returning at stated intervals; steadily pursued; orderlly; methodical; as, the regular succession of day and night; regular habits. [1913 Webster] 3. Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops. [1913 Webster] 4. Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy. [1913 Webster] 5. Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 6. (Bot. & Zool.) Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin. [1913 Webster] 7. (Crystallog.) Same as Isometric. [1913 Webster] Regular polygon (Geom.), a plane polygon which is both equilateral and equiangular. Regular polyhedron (Geom.), a polyhedron whose faces are equal regular polygons. There are five regular polyhedrons, -- the tetrahedron, the hexahedron, or cube, the octahedron, the dodecahedron, and the icosahedron. Regular sales (Stock Exchange), sales of stock deliverable on the day after the transaction. Regular troops, troops of a standing or permanent army; -- opposed to militia. [1913 Webster] Syn: Normal; orderly; methodical. See Normal. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

regular polygon n 1: a polygon with all sides and all angles equal