right prism

right prism

[′rīt ‚priz·əm]
(mathematics)
A prism whose lateral edges are perpendicular to the bases.
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Categories If lateral faces are If lateral faces are isosceles triangles rectangles then the then the shape is a shape is a right prism.
Counterterrorism is the right prism through which to approach this, rather than all-out war, but it's unlikely to destroy the Islamic State any more than it did the Taliban or militancy in Yemen.
We had a class discussion about the difference between a right prism, in which the lateral faces are perpendicular to the bases, and an oblique prism.
Slightly tweaking the collimation screws of the right prism quickly fused the pair of images into good rough alignment.
16,17) Base right prisms, for example, shift the perception of space to the left; this shifts the head and body alignment towards the left side.