parallelepiped

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παραλληλεπίπεδος (parallēlepípedos, with parallel surfaces), from παράλληλος (parállēlos, parallel) + ἐπίπεδος (epípedos, plane).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpæɹəˌlɛləˈpaɪpɪd/, /ˌpæɹəlɛlˈɛpɪpɛd/
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Noun[edit]

parallelepiped (plural parallelepipeds)

  1. (geometry) A solid figure, having six faces, all parallelograms; all opposite faces being similar and parallel.
    • A cuboid is a rectangular parallelepiped.

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