Polyhedral angle
Polyhedral Pol`y*he"dral, Polyhedrical Pol`y*hed"ric*al, a. [See {Polyhedron}.] (Geom.) Having many sides, as a solid body. [1913 Webster]

{Polyhedral angle}, an angle bounded by three or more plane angles having a common vertex. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • polyhedral angle — noun the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex • Hypernyms: ↑angle * * * noun : a portion of space partly enclosed by three or more planes whose intersections meet in a vertex * * * Geom. a configuration consisting of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyhedral angle — noun Date: circa 1864 a portion of space partly enclosed by three or more planes whose intersections meet in a vertex …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polyhedral angle — Geom. a configuration consisting of the lateral faces of a polyhedron around one of its vertices. The portion of a pyramid including one of its points is such a configuration. See illus. under pyramid. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • Polyhedral — Pol y*he dral, Polyhedrical Pol y*hed ric*al, a. [See {Polyhedron}.] (Geom.) Having many sides, as a solid body. [1913 Webster] {Polyhedral angle}, an angle bounded by three or more plane angles having a common vertex. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • face angle — noun the angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle • Hypernyms: ↑angle * * * noun : an angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle * * * Geom. the angle formed by two successive edges of a polyhedron. [1910 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • face angle — noun Date: 1913 an angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tetrahedral angle — noun : a polyhedral angle of four faces …   Useful english dictionary

  • trihedral angle — noun : a polyhedral angle with three faces …   Useful english dictionary

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