right parallelepiped

right parallelepiped

[′rīt ‚par·ə‚lel·ə′pī·pəd]
(mathematics)
A parallelepiped whose lateral faces are perpendicular to its bases.
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This is represented by the grey cluster in the right parallelepiped in Fig.
Right parallelepiped specimens of 5, 7.5, and 10 cm thickness were cut to the required dimensions on a vertical continuously honed bandknife.
However, it is possible to approximate the shape of a welding gun by combining volume elements such as a right parallelepiped, wedge, cylinder, and cylinder seCtOr; this technique is called primitive instancing.