Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tetrahedron.

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Examples

  • They're more like complex three-dimensional love tetrahedrons.

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  • He intentionally leaves structural and non-structural elements of the ceiling's hollow tetrahedrons immediately visible.

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  • If the formal imprint of the town's postwar modular design can be found in his lacquered cubes and tetrahedrons, his Magazine series mirrors its shifting social mores.

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  • This autonomy is enabled, in part, by its skeletal frame — 26 extendable metal rods forming 12 tetrahedrons, hence the name — which allows the rover to “reconfigure itself into almost any shape” and adapt to terrains and situations that scientists have not foreseen.

    Accessing the Wilderness, or: A Proposal for a National Park of Abandoned Gold Mines

  • I had a vision once of cities the size of mountains, complex, tetrahedrons and such.

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  • Paley's metaphor is one in a long line of attempts to explain the organic world in the language of technology, from Plato's contention that the four primal elements were constructed from solid geometrical figures - particles of fire were tetrahedrons; particles of earth, cubes - to the idea, beloved of artificial intelligence researchers, that the human brain can be understood as a sort of digital computer.

    It's alive! And it wants to evolve.

  • Along the beach, the gaps between the pillboxes were filled with rows of wooden obstacle posts, wood or concrete tetrahedrons and metallic gates driven into the sand facing the sea.

    The Canadians at Normandy

  • In addition to the silicate tetrahedrons in all micas, Purple lepidolite contains the elements potassium, lithium, and aluminum.

    Mica

  • The researchers have made various microscopic structures, including open and closed cubes. measuring about 100 micrometers on each side, and tetrahedrons.

    Self-Assembling Nano-Boxes | Impact Lab

  • This autonomy is enabled, in part, by its skeletal frame — 26 extendable metal rods forming 12 tetrahedrons, hence the name — which allows the rover to “reconfigure itself into almost any shape” and adapt to terrains and situations that scientists have not foreseen.

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