cuboidal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cuboidal shaped like a cube
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cuboidal (Anat) Cuboid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cuboidal Same as cuboid.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cuboidal resembling a cube in shape
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. cubus—Gr. kybos, a die.

Usage

In literature:

Bitten at 8 a.m. on the 29th March, 1892, by echis carinata (brown variety) on the right foot near the cuboid bone.
"On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote" by A. Mueller
Union of the navicular and cuboid, and sometimes the ectocuneiform bone, of the tarsus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The cuboid is small; the scaphoid is large, and flattened from above downwards.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
The cuboid is small, and the internal and middle cuneiform bones are small and united together.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
The distal row of the tarsus has four bones, three cuneiforms and a cuboid.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
Note, in a cross-section, that there are small ovoid or cuboid cells at the bases of the large ectoderm cells.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
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In news:

Toronto, ON – Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is expected to miss the next 1-2 weeks with a bruised cuboid bone in his right foot, the team announced on Thursday.
Earlier in the day, the Raptors announced guard Kyle Lowry would be out 1-2 weeks with a bruised cuboid bone in his right foot.
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In science:

To see this, note first that the subset K of the cuboid that is described by (1) is a rational convex polytope defined by finitely many rational halfspaces.
A simple proof for the existence of Zariski decompositions on surfaces
As pointed out by Ohfuji and Akai (2002), D/d ratios of framboids (framboid diameter D and microcrystal diameter d) dominated by irregular or loosely packed cubic-cuboidal microcrystals are low compared to high corresponding values observed for those composed of ordered densely packed octahedral microcrystals.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Extra parameters would be needed to specify both the type and scale of the topology, for example, a cuboidal topology would need specification of the three principal axis lengths.
The Cosmological Parameters
Every point is at the center of a cuboid which is assumed to have homogeneous density.
A Solar System Test of Mach's Principle with Gravimetric Data
To save computation time, the gravitational effect of every cuboid is first integrated analytically for every station, and the resulting weights are than multiplied with the timedependent density.
A Solar System Test of Mach's Principle with Gravimetric Data
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