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In geometry, a cuboid is a convex polyhedron boondit bi sax quadrilateral faces, whose polyhedral graph is the same as that o a cube. While some mathematical leeteratur refers tae ony such polyhedron as a cuboid,[1] ither soorces uise "cuboid" tae refer tae a shape o this type in which each o the faces is a rectangle (an so each pair o adjacent faces meets in a richt angle); this mair restrictive type o cuboid is an aa kent as a rectangular cuboid, richt cuboid, rectangular box, rectangular hexahedron, richt rectangular prism, or rectangular parallelepiped.[2]

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  1. Robertson, Stewart Alexander (1984), Polytopes and Symmetry, Cambridge University Press, p. 75, ISBN 978-0-521-27739-6
  2. Dupuis, Nathan Fellowes (1893), Elements of Synthetic Solid Geometry, Macmillan, p. 53