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Definition of the adjective Dihedral

What does Dihedral mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. [mathematics] Consisting of, relating to or contained between two plane surfaces.

Definition of the noun Dihedral

What does Dihedral mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dihedrals

  1. [mathematics] An angle between two plane surfaces
  2. [aeronautics] The upward slope of an aircraft's wing
  3. [chemistry] The angle between pairs of chemical bonds separated by a third bond

Explanation

Dihedral angle is the upward angle from horizontal of the wings or tailplane of a fixed-wing aircraft. "Anhedral angle" is the name given to negative dihedral angle, that is, when there is a downward angle from horizontal of the wings or tailplane of a fixed-wing aircraft.

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Google previewSelected Climbs in North Carolina (2002)

by Yon Lambert, Harrison Shull

10a This striking burnt-orange dihedral is a landmark on the Red Wall. First ascent: Wes Love, ...

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)

by Eric W. Weisstein

Dihedral. Prime. Dihedral Angle The ANGLE u between two PLANES. The dihedral angle between the planes...

Dihedral Group A GROUP of symmetries for an n-sided REGULAR POLYGON, denoted Dn: The ORDER of Dn is 2n:/ See also ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

In the case of ethane, the maximum energy is the eclipsed conformation, in which the dihedral angle is O°. The minimum is the staggered conformation, with a dihedral angle of 60°. If different atoms are attached to the carbon atoms, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

The dihedral angle between subunits C and B5 (juxtaposed across quasi-twofold axes) is 144° and is referred to as a bent contact (bottom right image), while the dihedral angle between subunits C and B2 (juxtaposed across icosahedral ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics (2009)

by John Daintith, Richard Rennie

dihedral /dÿ-hee-drăl/ Formed by two intersecting planes. Two planes intersect along a straight line (edge). The dihedral angle (or dihedron) between the planes is the angle between two lines ...

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Small photo of BANGKOK, THAILAND - APRIL 5TH, 2017: McLAREN 720S Opened Dihedral Doors display at The 38th BANGKOK INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW 2017Small photo of a light sport wooden monoplane. the wings are dihedral and covered in fabric, making less noise, and benign stall behaviour More...

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Scrabble value of D2I1H4E1D2R1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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