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chamfer
a small angled surface formed between two surfaces
perpendicular
at an angle of 90 degrees to a given line, plane, or surface
coincident
occupying the same area in space
design
systems that meet human needs and wants or solve problems
countersink
a conical-shaped recess around a hole that is often used to receive a tapered screw
prototype
full-scale working model used to test a design
right triangle
a triangle that has a 90 degree angle
horizontal
parallel to the X axis
vertical
parallel to the Y axis
edit
a change or correction made as a result of editing
constraint
a limit to a design process
tangent
a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at one point
geometric constraints
restrictions applied to geometric entities
fix
attach or position securely
browser
a sequential record of the construction steps in a 3D modeling program
revolve
to move in a circle about a central axis
counterbore
a cylindrical recess around a hole, usually to receive a bolt head or nut.
documentation
the documents that are required for something or that give evidence
model
3D representation of an object, often smaller than the original
concentric
circles or arcs that share the same center
functional
designed to be practical and useful
annotate
to add explanatory notes to
feature
a distinctive attribute or aspect
profile
an outline of something as seen from one side
parallel
side by side and having the same distance continually between them
specification
a detailed description of the design and materials used to make something
trim
cut off irregular or unwanted parts
CAD (Computer Aided Design)
the use of a computer to assist in the process of design
fillet
a rounded interior blend between two surfaces
sketch plane
the surface that 2D profiles can be sketched on
dimension constraint
used to describe the size and location of individual geometric shapes
isometric
all three drawing axes form equal angles of 120 degrees
rotation
turning around an axis or center point
collinear
lying in the same straight line
fabricate
construct or manufacture an industrial product
offset
the amount by which something is out of line
extend
make larger in area
polygon
a closed geometric figure formed by connecting line segments endpoint to endpoint