# Definition:Polyhedron/Edge

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*This page is about Edge of Polyhedron. For other uses, see Edge.*

## Definition

The **edges** of a polyhedron are the sides of the polygons which constitute its faces.

## Also known as

The **edges** of a polyhedron are also seen as its **sides**, but this term is ambiguous as it could also be used for its faces.

## Also see

- Results about
**edges of polyhedra**can be found**here**.

## Sources

- 1998: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next):**edge**:**2.** - 2008: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next):**edge**:**2.**