dièdre

English translation: dihedral corner/edge

13:57 Aug 2, 2015
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Paper / Paper Manufacturing / manufacture of corrugated cardboard boxes
French term or phrase: dièdre
Détrompeur sur un [dièdre] de la caisse.
[photo of a stack of flat boxes with what looks like a black line on the edge of each of them indicating where to open]

Son impression peut éventuellement fragiliser le [dièdre]. On peut le remplacer par une encoche (notch) dans la découpe d’un des rabats, qui fera office de détrompeur.

Date de production de la caisse par le fournisseur.
peterinmadrid
Portugal
Local time: 18:49
English translation:dihedral corner/edge
Explanation:
"dièdre" stands for "angle dièdre" (dihedral corner), an edge which is at the intersection of two planes, to distinguish it from a trihedral or polyhedral corner, a corner which is at the intersection of three or more planes.
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dihedral corner/edge


Explanation:
"dièdre" stands for "angle dièdre" (dihedral corner), an edge which is at the intersection of two planes, to distinguish it from a trihedral or polyhedral corner, a corner which is at the intersection of three or more planes.


    Reference: http://www.google.com/patents/EP0628489A1?cl=fr
    Reference: http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US2324031
AbrahamS
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