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Geometrical shape
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Marcus Marcusson
2007-07-23 00:17:34 UTC
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What's the English name of the 26-side ball-shape of the point leveler
weight on the picture? In Swedish it's evidently "rombkuboktaeder"...

http://www.abc.se/home/m10901/RAIL/osj_klot.html

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Fred Curtis
2007-07-23 01:00:25 UTC
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Post by Marcus Marcusson
What's the English name of the 26-side ball-shape of the point leveler
weight on the picture? In Swedish it's evidently "rombkuboktaeder"...
http://www.abc.se/home/m10901/RAIL/osj_klot.html
According to Mathworld, it's a "small rhombicuboctahedron":
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SmallRhombicuboctahedron.html

It's one of the Archimedian Solids:
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ArchimedeanSolid.html

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