# Definitions for **cuboid**

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **cuboid**

### Princeton's WordNet

cuboid(adj)

a rectangular parallelepiped

cubelike, cube-shaped, cubical, cubiform, cuboid, cuboidal(adj)

shaped like a cube

### Wiktionary

cuboid(Noun)

The cuboid bone.

cuboid(Noun)

A parallelepiped having six rectangular faces.

cuboid(Adjective)

Of the shape of a cube.

### Webster Dictionary

Cuboid(adj)

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

Cuboid(noun)

the bone of the tarsus, which, in man and most mammals, supports the metatarsals of the fourth and fifth toes

### Freebase

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 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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