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# Rectangular vs. Cuboid

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Rectangularadjective

Having a shape like a rectangle.

Cuboidadjective

Of the shape of a cube.

Rectangularadjective

Having axes that meet each other with right angles.

Cuboidnoun

(anatomy) The cuboid bone.

Rectangularadjective

Right-angled; having one or more angles of ninety degrees.

Cuboidnoun

(geometry) A parallelepiped having six rectangular faces.

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Rectangularadjective

having four right angles;

‘a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide’;

Cuboidadjective

Cube-shaped, or nearly so; as, the cuboid bone of the foot.

Rectangularadjective

having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles;

‘wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes’; ‘a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system’;

Cuboidnoun

a rectangular parallelepiped

Cuboidadjective

shaped like a cube

Cuboid

In geometry, a cuboid is a convex polyhedron bounded by six quadrilateral faces, whose polyhedral graph is the same as that of a cube. While mathematical literature refers to any such polyhedron as a cuboid, other sources use to refer to a shape of this type in which each of the faces is a rectangle (and so each pair of adjacent faces meets in a right angle); this more restrictive type of cuboid is also known as a rectangular cuboid, right cuboid, rectangular box, rectangular hexahedron, right rectangular prism, or rectangular parallelepiped.

‘cuboid’;

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