## parallelepiped

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• Info In geometry, a parallelepiped is a three-dimensional figure formed by six parallelograms (the term rhomboid is also sometimes used with this meaning). more...
• It is a special case of a parallelepiped where all edges are the same length.
• It is a parallelepiped on a square base, with six levels rising above a podium.
• A parallelepiped has three sets of four parallel edges; the edges within each set are of equal length.
• The principal building material is coral, sawn to approximately parallelepiped shape and dressed like stone.
• It will be a volume, a mysterious parallelepiped that changes under the light of day and night whose interior can only be guessed at.
• Also the whole parallelepiped has point symmetry C i (see also triclinic).
• Thus the faces of a parallelepiped are planar, with opposite faces being parallel.
• The strong parallelepiped structure, with a ground floor and three floors for living space, came to be known as the Siegfried tower.
• Since each face has point symmetry, a parallelepiped is a zonohedron.
• They consist of a parallelepiped-shaped plate, which protrudes from the upper head and decorated on all four sides.
• Since the result of the scalar triple product may be negative, the volume of the parallelepiped is given by its absolute value.
• "A board which has the shape of a parallelepiped." Cited from Note-Book of Anton Chekhov, by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
• It is shaped like a rectangular parallelepiped on two levels.
• It is the most "primitive" cell one can construct, and it is a parallelepiped.
• Similarly, a three-vector in three dimensions measures the volume of a parallelepiped.
• Surrounding the hill are a number of rectangular underground tombs with walls built of carefully hewn parallelepiped blocks.
• First, the absolute value of the box product is the volume of the parallelepiped which has edges that are defined by the three vectors.
• In the case of an object that's shaped like a rectangular prism, it will deform into a parallelepiped.
• Another three slabs are on top, leaning in such a way they reduce the surface and form a false dome; two large parallelepiped boulders complete the construction.
• A tetrahedron is a disphenoid if and only if its circumscribed parallelepiped is right-angled.

### Meaning of parallelepiped

• noun A prism whose bases are parallelograms