Fedorov Solid

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Fedorov Solid

 

a convex polyhedron. The images of Fedorov solids under translation fill space without gaps or overlaps; that is, Fedorov solids are parallelohedrons. There are five types of Fedorov solids (seePOLYHEDRON, Figure 2,y-2,cc). The solids were discovered by E. S. Fedorov in 1881.

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