Ste`re*og"ra*phy (?), n. [Stereo- + graphy: cf. F. st'er'eographie.]

The art of delineating the forms of solid bodies on a plane; a branch of solid geometry which shows the construction of all solids which are regularly defined.

<-- Illustration: "Stereography". 5 figures, illustrating arrangements of triangles, squares, or pentagons which can be drawn on a surface and folded into the five regular polyhedra. -->

By cutting pieces of cardboard, or other suitable material, in the forms represented in the cut, folding them along the lines indicated, and joining their edges, the five regular solids may be formed.


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