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Definition of Mesh types and terms:

These are terms used in the pages created under CdlDiscussion Please change them as needed but be sure to change them everwhere so we know what we are talking about.

Mesh

The name for an unstructured grid on which data is located

Cells

The geometric components of a mesh

Nodes

The vertices of the geometric cells of a mesh

Edges

The lines which connect the vertices of a geometric cell

Faces

The 2D polygons which bound a 3D geometric solid cell

Connectivity

A list of the Nodes which describe the geometric shape of an cell in a pre-formatted order

ExtrudedMesh

A mesh which uniform in one of its dimensions. -- think cookie cuter?

Edge List

A list of the edges which bound a cell in a pre-formatted order

Face List

A list of the faces which bound a cell in a pre-formatted order

The last two really need help!

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