Origin of dihedral
Examples from the Web for dihedral
Historical Examples of dihedral
At this point in Book VI it is customary to introduce the dihedral angle.
It is a monoplane of the dihedral type, with a main plane on each side of the center.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
The locus of a point equidistant from the faces of a dihedral angle is the plane bisecting the angle.
The word "dihedral" is from the Greek, di- meaning "two," and hedra meaning "seat."
The reason is that the flexible covering will be bowed back by the wind, forming an approximate "dihedral angle."Carpentry and Woodwork
Edwin W. Foster