dihedron


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dihedron

[dī′hē·drən]
(mathematics)
A geometric figure formed by two half planes that are bounded by the same straight line. Also known as dihedral.
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Surface 1 shows rolling scratches that can be assimilated with dihedrons of depth L and slope [alpha] (flank angle), [w.sub.1] and [w.sub.2] are lengths defining, respectively, the entry and the bottom of the dihedron (see Fig.
* Steel sheet 1: The flow of a Newtonian fluid in a dihedron is analyzed, for example, in Agassant et al.