parallelopipedon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n parallelopipedon a prism whose bases are parallelograms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Parallelopipedon A parallelopiped.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n parallelopipedon Same as parallelepiped.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

He called H them parallelopipedons.
"Queed" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
The rock was 37 feet long, 22 high, and 21 broad, in the form of a parallelopipedon.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
This object is made of a hard stone in the form of a perfect parallelopipedon with slightly rounded faces.
"Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895" by Jesse Walter Fewkes
I could tell the solid contents of a cube, of a parallelopipedon, of a pyramid, of a globe (nearly), of a cylinder, and of a cone.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
Why, capture the Parallelopipedon, of course.
"In Camp With A Tin Soldier" by John Kendrick Bangs
What we saw was a rude parallelopipedon projected in dark silhouette against the moonlit sky.
"The Bandolero" by Mayne Reid
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