Dihedral meaning

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Formed by or having two plane faces; two-sided.
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Relating to, having, or forming a dihedral angle.
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(aeronautics) The upward or downward inclination of an aircraft wing from true horizontal.
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Having or formed by two intersecting plane faces.

A dihedral angle.

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A dihedral angle.
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The acute angle, normally upward, between the wings of certain airplanes, designed to improve lateral stability.
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Formed by a pair of planes or sections of planes that intersect.
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(mathematics) An angle between two plane surfaces.
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(aeronautics) The upward slope of an aircraft's wing.
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(chemistry) The angle between pairs of chemical bonds separated by a third bond.
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(mathematics) Consisting of, relating to or contained between two plane surfaces.

Dihedral angle.

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Origin of dihedral

  • di- +‎ -hedral

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