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To file a hexagon, or six-sided nut will be a good test with a file.

For a hexagon head we have the processes, Figures 170 and 171.

Of these three geometrical figures, the hexagon most completely unites.

Of the three figures, the hexagon is the most proper for convenience and strength.

Why, in the infinity of polygons, has the instinct of these insects only chosen one hexagon?

When the six sides are completed, prepare the hexagon baseboard to suit.

Have an assortment, in different sizes, of both the square and the hexagon nuts.

For a hexagon nut this angle may be shown to be one of 15°, as in Fig. 444.

In this case, for example, we have "hexagon" from the Greek words for "six" and "angle."

The building is hexagon shape and we look into half the hexagon.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Latin hexagonum, from Greek hexagonon, from hex "six" (see hexa-) + gonia "angle" (see knee (n.)).

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