cuboid

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cuboid

1. the cubelike bone of the foot; the outer distal bone of the tarsus
2. Maths a geometric solid whose six faces are rectangles; rectangular parallelepiped

cuboid

[′kyü‚bȯid]
(anatomy)
The outermost distal tarsal bone in vertebrates.
(invertebrate zoology)
Main vein of the wing in many insects, particularly the flies (Diptera).
(science and technology)
Nearly cubic in shape.
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Four human body simulators with different complexities of geometry, including a vertical cylinder, a rectangular box, a dummy, and a thermal manikin (Figure 1), were used to simulate a sitting person.
The rectangular CSP (Figure 1c) is the most simplified manikin by using a single rectangular box to represent the whole person, and also assuming uniform heat flux distribution on the CSP surface.
Det Insp Brad Howe said the four raiders reversed the van into the rectangular box, which also contains a public telephone.
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Andrews in Fife, England, and his colleagues trained a high-ranking female in each of two chimpanzee groups to use a stick to release a food pellet from a ramp in a rectangular box.
The rectangular box stands on a terrace outside the village, and has magnificent views southwards over traditional dry landscape towards the Aegean Sea.
Instead of an I-beam, all units use a rectangular box frame for superior stability and rigidity.
While pointing out the apparent ambiguities of the construction -- especially at the margins -- he concludes, following Francis Naumann, that the setting is entirely rational, a rectangular box slightly wider than the actual refectory and spacious enough to accommodate all the apostles.
The recall, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, affects only model FE1A10G with serial numbers beginning with RH, RK, RL, RP, RT, RU or RW in a rectangular box.