Definition of Ideal solid
1. Noun. Any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent.
Generic synonyms: Polyhedron
Specialized synonyms: Regular Tetrahedron, Cube, Regular Hexahedron, Regular Dodecahedron, Regular Octahedron, Regular Icosahedron
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ideal Solid
Literary usage of Ideal solid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Resistance of Ships and Screw Propulsion by David Watson Taylor (1893)
"I propose in this section to enumerate the points of difference between the ideal solid in a frictionless fluid and a ship in water, pointing out the ..."
2. Baltimore Lectures on Molecular Dynamics and the Wave Theory of Light by William Thomson Kelvin (1904)
"To fix and clear our understanding of the ideal solid, introduced in § 7 and defined in ... The property of our ideal solid expressed by the constancy of q, ..."
3. A Manual of Civil Engineering by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1907)
"The centre of stress is the point on the surface AA perpendicularly opposite the centre of gravity of the ideal solid. The simplest, and at the same time ..."
4. The Architectural Annual by Architectural League of America, Albert Kelsey (1906)
"The entire output of two of these factories is "Ideal" Solid Porcelain Ware, in the form of Bathtubs, Lavatories, Stall Urinals, Drinking-fountains, ..."
5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... eg an ideal solid is one that is perfectly rigid). (5) Existing merely in idea, opposed to real. This use seems to be derived from both (i) and (3 c). ..."
6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... eg an ideal solid is one that is perfectly rigid). (5) Existing merely in idea, opposed to real. This use seems to be derived from both (i) and (3 e). ..."