Pentagon vs. Hexagon

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Main Difference

The main difference between Pentagon and Hexagon is that the Pentagon is a polygon with five sides and Hexagon is a polygon with six sides.

  • Pentagon (noun)

    A polygon with five sides and five angles.

  • Pentagon (noun)

    A fort with five bastions.

  • Hexagon (noun)

    A polygon with six sides and six angles.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Pentagon (noun)

    A plane figure having five angles, and, consequently, five sides; any figure having five angles.

  • Hexagon (noun)

    A plane figure of six angles.

Webster Dictionary
  • Pentagon (noun)

    a government building with five sides that serves as the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense

  • Pentagon (noun)

    the United States military establishment

  • Pentagon (noun)

    a five-sided polygon

  • Hexagon (noun)

    a six-sided polygon

Princeton's WordNet

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