constructive solid geometry


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constructive solid geometry

(graphics)
(CSG) A method for describing the geometry of complex scenes by applying set operations to primitive objects.

See also CSG-tree.

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UnrealEd, Epic's advanced 3D authoring tool, utilizes constructive solid geometry, a sophisticated yet easy-to- learn method of creating 3D environments and objects that allows consumers to create their own Unreal worlds.
The constructive solid geometry (CSG) approach defines solids by combining primitives with Boolean and related operations.
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