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# What is the geometric name for the shape of a soccer ball?

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The shape of a soccer ball is a sphere.

The stitching pattern of a traditional ball is that of a truncated icosahedron cocentric with the sphere with the pattern projected onto the sphere.

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The name for a solid shape made out of that specific arrangement of hexagons and pentagons is known as a 'truncated icosohedron'. Once fully inflated, a ball is typically spherical in shape. So the geometric name would be a sphere.

The soccer ball is round in three dimensions. It's a sphere. (The Laws of the Game actually specify a spherical ball.)

The name of an eleven sided geometric shape is a Hendecagon or endecagon.

A soccer ball got its name from England i am pretty sure.

There is no name but a cylinder is the nearest standard geometric shape.

An ellipse? The shape described is not an exactly describable geometric shape, (), and as far as I know there is no name for it.

The geometric name for the shape of a Hula Hoop or a smoke ring (which are hollow) is a torus. If the shape is solid, like a donut or a ring, it's called a toroid.

The geometric term for the seven sided British 50 and 20 Pence is a "Heptagon".

A Sphere is an the name for a shape of a 3D object that is like a ball or a globe. If the shape is 2D then it is a circle

Kite - which is a quadrilateral having two pairs of adjacent sides equal in length. A cube is a geometric shape...

It was formed in a cubic shape that was discovered by Bob in 1827. Wisecracker noticed its cubic geometric shape and formalized it in 1831.

A punctured ball is usually called a "burst ball" in soccer parlance.

jabulani is a soccer ball name . name was for fifa 2010 world cup

A regular 3-d figure formed from pentagons is a dodecahedron (12 faces). However, a soccer ball is not a 3-d shape formed from only regular pentagon. Instead it comprises 12 regular pentagons (usually black) and 20 regular hexagons (white).

Because it is the name of a thing (sport) it does not show an action or a state. We don't say: He soccered the ball, ( action - He kicked the ball) or: I soccer you, (state - I love you).

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