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Having or formed by three planes meeting at a point.
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(Mathematics) having or formed by three plane faces meeting at a point
(Mathematics) a figure formed by the intersection of three lines in different planes
[C18: from tri- + Greek hedra base, seat + -al1]
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(traɪˈhi drəl)

1. having, or formed by, three planes meeting in a point: a trihedral angle.
2. the figure determined by three planes meeting in a point.
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At her side, a whining dog lies on the ground, as well as a crystal cast (a huge stone polyhedron) and a pot (in which a fire is burning and something is boiling in a trihedral vessel).
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They concluded that using polyhedral spillway crests increases discharge coefficients and that the biggest increase in discharge coefficients of morning glory spillways happens when spillway crests are trihedral and at the same depth of submergence, discharge coefficients of spillways with polyhedral crests are higher than those for spillways with circular crests.
When models were created, the 3 parts (acromion, clavicle, and plate) were prepared with trihedral elements.
In the experiment, we use a 30 cm trihedral as the target.
The targets consists of two dihedral reflectors (T1, T2), two trihedral reflectors (T3, T4), and a metallic sphere (T5), as shown in Fig.
This feature, named Radar Cross Section (RCS), means mainly the reduction of the projected area combined to the suppression of the dihedral and trihedral effects.
Q = Directivity factor which is equals 2, 4, or 8 depending on whether the opening is at the center of the wall, a bihedral corner, or a trihedral corner respectively
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