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- rhomboid, having a rhomboid shape
1914, Morris Hicky Morgan, Ph.D., Ll.D., Ten Books on Architecture:
- Bisect it by a line drawn diagonally from the angles, and after this bisecting bring together the outlines of the figure so that it may present a rhomboidal design, reducing it by one sixth of its length and one fourth of its breadth at the (obtuse) angles.
2001 April 13, Sydney Levitus et al., “Anthropogenic Warming of Earth's Climate System”, in Science, volume 292, number 5515, DOI:10.1126/science.1058154, pages 267-270:
- The coupled model is global in domain and consists of GCMs of the atmosphere (spectral model with rhomboidal 30 truncation, corresponding to an approximate resolution of 3.75° longitude by 2.25° latitude, with 14 vertical levels) and ocean (1.875° longitude by 2.25° latitude, with 18 vertical levels).