three-dimensional figure

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Noun1.three-dimensional figure - a three-dimensional shape
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
figure - a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
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The sieges, conflicts, and intrigue are excitingly rendered, and The Moor's Last Stand manages to make a relatively overlooked historical character into a three-dimensional figure.
A man named Oscar Eisentrout, who was a puppeteer on Bourbon Street, turned the drawing into a three-dimensional figure, according to Edward Branley, a New Orleans author and blogger.
One innovative area of recreational geometry that has rich potential to engage and challenge a wide variety of students is "impossible geometry." An impossible geometric object is a two-dimensional drawing that gives the impression of a viable three-dimensional figure, which in fact cannot exist.
A polyhedron is a three-dimensional figure with straight-line edges.
* In pirouette, the spiral is created by pressing the air with your knee and by feeling your body as a three-dimensional figure in space.
The base of the stand-up brush consists of a clear plastic chamber (the "Magic tooth Transport Chamber") in which baby teeth can be placed for a simple overnight exchange for cash, topped with a sculpted three-dimensional figure of the Magic Fairy or Sir Brush-A-Lot.
He showed the concept of this project as a diagram, and he realised it as an actual three-dimensional figure (architecture).
Unfortunately, as we have seen time and time again, evil is very human and German director Oliver Hirschbiegel's attempt to confront his country's Nazi past deserves to be applauded, not because it depicts Hitler in any sympathetic light or as a caricature but as a three-dimensional figure and as a warning of the destruction that accompanies unbridled power.
At one point, the participants were asked to meet an experimental standard by determining which of five two-dimensional figures when folded would match a three-dimensional figure previously displayed.
O'Connell is critical and forthright in presenting Sorin as three-dimensional figure: "He was no saint.
* gain an understanding of how to create a three-dimensional figure using wire, papier-mache and mixed media.
Important to this task is a determination from a crease pattern of whether the resulting three-dimensional figure can collapse neatly into a flat form, as required in traditional origami.

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