dihedral angle

noun

Definition of dihedral angle

: a figure formed by two intersecting planes

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dihedral angle D

First Known Use of dihedral angle

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dihedral angle

di- + -hedral

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“Dihedral angle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dihedral%20angle. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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