| 1 | = Definition of Mesh types and terms: = |

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| 3 | These are terms used in the pages created under CdlDiscussion |

| 4 | Please change them as needed but be sure to change them everwhere so we know what we are talking about. |

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| 7 | '''Mesh''' |

| 8 | The name for an unstructured grid on which data is located |

| 9 | '''Cells''' |

| 10 | The geometric components of a mesh |

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| 12 | '''Nodes''' |

| 13 | The vertices of the geometric cells of a mesh |

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| 15 | '''Edges''' |

| 16 | The lines which connect the vertices of a geometric cell |

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| 18 | '''Faces''' |

| 19 | The 2D polygons which bound a 3D geometric solid cell |

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| 21 | '''Connectivity''' |

| 22 | A list of the Nodes which describe the geometric shape of an cell in a pre-formatted order |

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| 24 | '''ExtrudedMesh''' |

| 25 | A mesh which uniform in one of its dimensions. -- ''think cookie cuter?'' |

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| 27 | ''Edge List'' |

| 28 | A list of the edges which bound a cell in a pre-formatted order |

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| 30 | ''Face List'' |

| 31 | A list of the faces which bound a cell in a pre-formatted order |

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| 33 | The last two really need help! |

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