polyhedral angle


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polyhedral angle
Lateral faces VAB, VBC, VCD,
VDE, and VEF join at the common
vertex V to form a
polyhedral angle.

polyhedral angle

n.
A shape formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point.

polyhedral angle

(ˌpɒlɪˈhiːdrəl)
n
(Mathematics) a geometric configuration formed by the intersection of three or more planes, such as the faces of a polyhedron, that have a common vertex. See also solid angle
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Noun1.polyhedral angle - the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
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More precisely, we prove some uniqueness results for the solution of two kinds of Dirichlet boundary value problems for second- and fourth-order linear elliptic differential equations with discontinuous coefficients in the polyhedral angle [R.sup.n.sub.l], 0 [less than or equal to] l [less than or equal to] n - 1, n [greater than or equal to] 2, in weighted Sobolev spaces.
is the "polyhedral angle" with vertex in the origin;
We consider the following differential operator in divergence form in the polyhedral angle [R.sup.n.sub.l], 0 [less than or equal to] l [less than or equal to] n - 1: