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any polyhedron having four plane faces

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Film with micropatterned cylinders (left) and tetrahedrons (right)
The tetrahedrons were built using things that all children, of all abilities, can relate to," said Ben Frost, director of work-k shops at Architecture Workshops Association.
If a microscopic droplet of water is cooled very fast, it forms what is called a glass -- low-density amorphous ice -- in which all the tetrahedrons of water molecules are not lined up to form perfect crystals.
To plot the output of the delaunay3 function we used tetramesh function which displays the tetrahedrons defined in Tes as mesh.
It also sheds light on how pieces--triangles or tetrahedrons, for instance--with different dimensions fit together to form an overall shape.
Pavandeep Nijjar of Shrubland Street School, Leamington, learning about the science of tetrahedrons.
Just imagine van t'Hoff playing with two tetrahedral blocks and connecting them via one vertex to get the single C-C bond, then edge to edge (two connection points) to give a double bond of a triple C-C bond by gluing two tetrahedrons face to face.
In the series, the artist first welds stainless steel plates into geometric bodies such as cubes, columns, pyramids and tetrahedrons.
One of Fuller's many inventions was the geodesic dome, a three-dimensional structure based on tetrahedrons.
The outer compressive grid is linked by tetrahedrons to an inner tensile grid.
MN8-Foxfire's fire safety products, including photoluminescent helmet bands, coating kits, grip wraps, equipment bands, and helmet tetrahedrons, have earned a reputation for safety, high quality and proven performance.
The former is a cube made up of three-dimensional triangles neatly fitted together, and the latter shows the same tetrahedrons set a few inches apart from one another using aluminum tubes.
Using their computer model, Hammonds and his colleagues have discovered that when an incoming metal ion situates itself within a zeolite pore, the group of surrounding tetrahedrons twists slightly, closing in on the ion like a camera shutter.
Rarely shown because of its complexity, Detail d'une structure infinie de tetraedres limitee par les murs, le sol et le plafond d'une piece (Detail of an infinite structure of tetrahedrons limited by the walls, floor, and ceiling of a room), 1971, takes up an entire room, as its title indicates, thereby offering a unique and satisfying example of the "allover" principle applied to a three dimensional space.
The objects, recovered from archaeological sites ranging from Turkey and Palestine to Syria and Iran, came in a variety of geometric shapes, including cones, spheres, disks, cylinders and pyramid-like tetrahedrons.