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- n. Plural form of parallelopipedon.
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But you and your friends, Hipparchia, would make a world all cubes, parallelopipedons, and pyramids, -- an achromatic world, peopled with wise creatures who could demonstrate the usefulness of all they did, and the economy of the processes by which they did it.
I am not entirely certain whether it was parallelopipedons or isosceles triangles.
It is doubtful whether these masses, which are of cylindrical form, parallelopipedons rounded on the edge, or balls of 40 to 50 feet in diameter, are the effect of a slow decomposition, or of a violent and instantaneous upheaving.
"I should perhaps say," added Queed, "that parallelopipedons and isosceles triangles are not profane or swearing words at all.
I then take two reflangular parallelopipedons of very foft iron, well polifhed, 6 inches in length, between 29 and 24 lines broad, and 10 ur 12 lines thick:]:: with thefe two parallelopipedons repref that with an apparatus of this form, each part weighing 15 or