Geometric Solid

Pronunciation: /ˌdʒi əˈmɛt rɪk ˈsɒl ɪd/ ?

A geometric solid is a 3-dimensional geometric figure.[1] Geometric solids include cubes and spheres. The surface of a geometric solid is the boundary between the solid and the rest of geometric space.

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  1. solid. merriam-webster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. (Accessed: 2010-01-01). http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solid.
  2. surface. merriam-webster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. (Accessed: 2010-01-01). http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surface.
  3. Keller, Samuel Smith. Mathematics for Engineering Students, Plane and Solid Geometry. D. Van Nostrand Company, 1908. (Accessed: 2010-01-02). http://www.archive.org/stream/mathengineer00kellrich#page/1/mode/1up/search/solid.

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2010-01-01: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
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