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A tetrahedron contains six “dihedral” angles formed along the edges where pairs of faces meet.Undergraduates Hunt for Special Tetrahedra That Fit Together|Kevin Hartnett|February 9, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Pairs of faces meet along edges to create “dihedral” angles, of which a tetrahedron has six.Tetrahedron Solutions Finally Proved Decades After Computer Search|Kevin Hartnett|February 2, 2021|Quanta Magazine
In determining the center of gravity, the bird was frozen in the soaring position, its wings making a dihedral angle of 150.Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Parts I and II|S. P. (Samuel Pierpont) Langley and Charles M. (Charles Matthews) Manly
In order to secure the longitudinal dihedral, the angle of incidence has to be very much decreased towards the wing-tips.
It is now, I hope, clear to the reader that the lateral dihedral is not quite so effective as would appear at first sight.
This feature is still to be found in many aeroplanes to-day and has come to be known as the 'dihedral.'A History of Aeronautics|E. Charles Vivian
The crystals of citric acid are oblique prisms with four faces, terminated by dihedral summits, inclined at acute angles.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure