Also cu·boi·dal. resembling a cube in form.
Anatomy. noting or pertaining to the outermost bone of the distal row of tarsal bones.
Mathematics. a rectangular parallelepiped.
Anatomy. the cuboid bone.
- sub·cu·boid, adjective
- sub·cu·boi·dal, adjective
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How to use cuboid in a sentence
Cuboids can be put together to make larger displays, with the largest thus far consisting of 6 cuboids and a corresponding 144,000 voxels.This Huge Hologram-Like 3D Display Is Made of Thousands of Tiny LED Lights | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | April 5, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Each cuboid has a volume of three cubic meters and contains 24,000 voxels.This Huge Hologram-Like 3D Display Is Made of Thousands of Tiny LED Lights | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | April 5, 2021 | Singularity Hub
In the tarsus the cuboid articulates with both the calcaneum and the astragalus, which is remarkably flat.
Two sesamoid bones are usually developed below each metatarso-phalangeal joint, and one below the cuboid.
In all mammals the tibiale and intermedium fuse to form the astragalus, and the fourth and fifth tarsalia to form the cuboid.
British Dictionary definitions for cuboid
shaped like a cube; cubic
of or denoting the cuboid bone
the cubelike bone of the foot; the outer distal bone of the tarsus
maths a geometric solid whose six faces are rectangles; rectangular parallelepiped
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