 # 3D Shapes: Names of 3D Geometric Shapes for Kids

3D Shapes!!! This page provides some names of 3D shapes in English with useful example sentences and ESL infographic.

## 3D Shapes

3D (or 3-D) means three-dimensional or having three dimensions. A dimension is measurable in inches, microns, miles, kilometers, or any other unit of length.

The three dimensions are often called length (or depth), width (or breadth), and height.

### 3D Geometric Shapes

• Cylinder
• Cube
• Cuboid
• Cone
• Pyramid
• Sphere
• Hemisphere
• Triangular prism
• Hexagonal prism
• Tetrahedron
• Torus
• Octagonal pyramid
• Octahedron
• Pentagonal prism
• Dodecahedron
• Icosahedron
• Ellipsoid

### 3D Shapes Examples

• I notice that her paper cylinder is a rolled-up five-pound note.
• How many faces does a cube have?
• The cuboid is two meters long, is 1.5 meters wide and 0.5 meter high.
• Fold the paper to make the shape of a cone.
• The pyramid is 50 meters high and 100 meters round.
• All parts of the sphere were nicely counterpoised.
• If you cut a round fruit into two, each half is a hemisphere.
• Draw the triangular prism and get points on the surface.
• The torque force section is changed to a regular hexagonal prism from a regular quadrangular prism.
• The tetrahedron has four faces, each an equilateral triangle.
• The wall tore open, rips spreading around the torus as the air rushed outwards.
• The cycle sum of the rotation group of the octahedron was calculated.
• Which of the following sets of shapes can make a complete pentagonal prism?
• The last of these figures known to Plato is the icosahedron.
• The locus E of points is an ellipsoid.

## 3D Shapes Names | Infographic

Names of 3D Geometric Shapes   