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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The constructive solid geometry (CSG) approach defines solids by combining primitives with Boolean and related operations.
Although in the past IGES solid model support was limited to the constructive solid geometry (CSG) approach, the B-Rep method is used by most of the leading CAD vendors.
Several classical methods generate solid models, including top-down constructive solid geometry and boundary representation approaches, as well as bottom-up construction of areas and volumes.

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