3D Terms

3D Terms

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A vertex is a point placed in the space. More than one vertex are called vertices. With a 3D cube, for example, the vertices correspond to the corners. They define the shape.

  • Linking 3 or more vertices together creates a face.
  • Linking 3 vertices creates a triangle.
  • Linking 4 vertices creates a quad. Linking more than 4 vertices creates a polygon.