Definitions for cuboid
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a rectangular parallelepiped
cubelike, cube-shaped, cubical, cubiform, cuboid, cuboidal(adj)
shaped like a cube
The cuboid bone.
A parallelepiped having six rectangular faces.
Of the shape of a cube.
cube-shaped, or nearly so; as, the cuboid bone of the foot
the bone of the tarsus, which, in man and most mammals, supports the metatarsals of the fourth and fifth toes
Origin: [Cube + -oid: cf. Gr. .]
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 some mathematical literature refers to any such polyhedron as a cuboid, other sources use "cuboid" to refer to a shape of this type in which each of the faces is a rectangle; 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.
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