polyhedral angle

polyhedral angle

noun Geometry.
a configuration consisting of the lateral faces of a polyhedron around one of its vertices. The portion of a pyramid including one of its points is such a configuration.

Origin:
1860–65

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polyhedral angle (ˌpɒlɪˈhiːdrəl)
 
n
See also solid angle a geometric configuration formed by the intersection of three or more planes, such as the faces of a polyhedron, that have a common vertex

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