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- n. Plural form of parallelepiped.
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The study related to blocks which were parallelepipeds with the following maximum dimensions:
What a cube, or tetrahedron, is to organic form, ungradated and unconfused colour is to organic colour; and a person who attempts to arrange colour harmonies without gradation of tint is in precisely the same category, as an artist who should try to compose a beautiful picture out of an accumulation of cubes and parallelepipeds.
Stones are almost invariably regular parallelepipeds, of unequal Sizes in the wall, but equal in their horizontal ranges, at least as to debth.
For example, now we can experiment not just with cubes, but with parallelepipeds or tetrahedra.
The stone of which these walls are formed is black, dence and dureable, and appears to be composed of a large portion of earth intermixed or cemented with a small quantity of sand and a considerable portion of talk or quarts. these stones are almost invariably regular parallelepipeds, of unequal sizes in the walls, but equal in their horizontal ranges, at least as to debth. these are laid regularly in ranges on each other like bricks, each breaking or covering the interstice of the two on which it rests. thus the purpendicular interstices are broken, and the horizontal ones extend entire throughout the whole extent of the walls.
B E C A U S £ the parallelepipeds A D & I N have the fame ahi - tudc (I Prep. v).
Doses were scored at different depths in the phantom, in volume elements (voxels) with the shape of parallelepipeds [e.g. inside the microbeam the volume element size was 1 µm (transverse direction) × the microbeam height ×1 mm (the element length in the depth direction).