[ trahy-hee-druhl ]
/ traɪˈhi drəl /
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having, or formed by, three planes meeting in a point: a trihedral angle.
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Example sentences from the Web for trihedral
A triangle and a trihedral angle are therefore reciprocal figures.
The angle between two planes is termed dihedral, between three trihedral, between any number more than three polyhedral.
British Dictionary definitions for trihedral
/ (traɪˈhiːdrəl) /
having or formed by three plane faces meeting at a point
a figure formed by the intersection of three lines in different planes
Word Origin for trihedral
C18: from tri- + Greek hedra base, seat + -al 1
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