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dihedral

1. having or formed by two intersecting planes; two-sided
2. the figure formed by two intersecting planes
3. the upward inclination of an aircraft wing in relation to the lateral axis

dihedral

[dī′hē·drəl]
(aerospace engineering)
The upward or downward inclination of an airplane's wing or other supporting surface in respect to the horizontal; in some contexts, the upward inclination only.
(mathematics)
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i) Any infinite tree without leaf is a building of type (W, S) where W is the infinite dihedral group Z/2Z * Z/2Z and S = {(1, 0), (0, 1)}.
Fiberglass-reinforced nylon blade with aggressive dihedral angle for easier pull through the water, Adjustable length for high and low seat positions, Fiberglass shaft, two-piece model.
Schein developed a way of measuring warpedness, called the dihedral angle discrepancy.
These angles formed between lines of the same faces referred to as dihedral angle discrepancies means that, according to Schein and Gayed, the shape is no longer a polyhedron.
The cooling requirements of the mid-mounted twin-turbo V8 are taken care of by two large radiators on either side, which suck air in through massive intakes behind the dihedral doors.
5b), their most prefered dihedral angles ([phi]) are 140[degrees] and 230[degrees], respectively, at which the 1,3-allylic strain with the C14-methyl group is minimized.
Finally, we consider the Cambrian lattice Ck associated with the dihedral group [D.
We constructed a finite group and well know group dihedral group such that the corresponding non-commuting graphs are non isomorphic but the group have the same order.
According to group theory in mathematics, the dihedral group of order 3 is one of the most robust.
Unlike the objects such as the dihedral, the trihedral changes slowly with the azimuth aspect.
This plot displays backbone dihedral angles [PSI] against [phi] of amino acid residues in protein structure.
The Group Calculator allows the user to select a group from one of several families: cyclic group of order n, dihedral group [D.