Definition of stellated in English:



  • See stellate

    • ‘The great stellated dodecahedron is one of the four Kepler-Poinsot Star Polyhedra, and is also the third and final stellation of the dodecahedron.’
    • ‘The other four were not known to the Greeks, and are sometimes known as the stellated regular polyhedra.’
    • ‘The small stellated dodecahedron is simply 12 stars, called pentagrams, intersected in a special way.’
    • ‘More precisely stellated polyhedron faces are formed by interpenetrated stellated polygons (polygrams).’
    • ‘The shapes are stellated icosahedra: icosahedra have twenty sides each, and the stellated variety has a pyramidal spike jutting from each face, making the completed shape appear starlike.’