dihedral

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

di- +‎ -hedral

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dihedral (plural dihedrals)

  1. (mathematics) An angle between two plane surfaces
  2. (aeronautics) The upward slope of an aircraft's wing
  3. (chemistry) The angle between pairs of chemical bonds separated by a third bond

Adjective[edit]

dihedral (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Consisting of, relating to or contained between two plane surfaces.
    dihedral angle

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