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trihedral

[trahy-hee-druh l] /traɪˈhi drəl/
adjective, Geometry.
1.
having, or formed by, three planes meeting in a point:
a trihedral angle.
noun
2.
a trihedron.
Origin of trihedral
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90; tri- + -hedral
Related forms
subtrihedral, adjective
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trihedral

/traɪˈhiːdrəl/
adjective
1.
having or formed by three plane faces meeting at a point
noun
2.
a figure formed by the intersection of three lines in different planes
Word Origin
C18: from tri- + Greek hedra base, seat + -al1
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