parallelopiped


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Noun1.Parallelopiped - a prism whose bases are parallelogramsparallelopiped - a prism whose bases are parallelograms
prism - a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms
cuboid - a rectangular parallelepiped
rhombohedron - a parallelepiped bounded by six similar faces (either rhombuses or parallelograms)
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By looking at the three-dimensional model you will get more of a sense of the structure, especially if you move around it and take advantage of the fact that the model will flex, so you can temporarily make the parallelopipeds appear more cube-like.
There was one work in each of the four gallery rooms; an open-ended cubic "box" (a multiple of five), a "bench," a "wall piece," and "a group" of five upright parallelopipeds open at the front.