triangular prism


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n triangular prism a prism whose bases are triangles
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In literature:

The molars are in fact composed of alternating triangular prisms, with the outer folds of enamel forming deep and acute angles.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
It seemed to consist of a sort of triangular prism set with its edge vertically on a rigid platform attached to a massive stand.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
I must now explain to you the refraction of a ray of light, by a triangular piece of glass, called a prism.
"Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained" by Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
Thus you will have a hollow, triangular prism, the length of the piano, open at both ends.
"St. Nicholas v. 13 No. 9 July 1886" by Various
B is the triangular prism.
"Elementary Color" by Milton Bradley
Every schoolboy has seen the play of colors through a triangular prism of glass, as seen in Fig.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In science:

Secondly, we are representing the field within each fluxon using sectorwise angular equipartition – essentially assuming that the currents are concentrated along the boundaries of triangular prisms around each fluxon – but the Lundquist solution requires a volume current.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
This can be solved by a “Dehn surgery”, replacing the chain of three hexagonal prisms by a chain of six triangular prisms with the same boundary — see Figure 10.
Polytopality and Cartesian products of graphs
Figure 10. A decomposition of the 3-dimensional sphere (middle) using a cycle of three hexagonal prisms (left) and a cycle of six triangular prisms (right).
Polytopality and Cartesian products of graphs
We need a cycle to represent it 5By a triangular cylinder we mean the surface of a 3-prism with the two end triangles missing.
Quantifying Homology Classes II: Localization and Stability
The last part of Andreev’s Theorem only applies to Triangular Prisms.
Volumes in Hyperbolic Space