# frustum

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frustum
frustum of a pyramid

## frus·tum

(frŭs′təm)
n. pl. frus·tums or frus·ta (-tə) Mathematics
The part of a solid, such as a cone or pyramid, between two parallel planes cutting the solid, especially the section between the base and a plane parallel to the base.

[Latin frūstum, piece broken off.]

## frustum

(ˈfrʌstəm)
n, pl -tums or -ta (-tə)
1. (Mathematics) geometry
a. the part of a solid, such as a cone or pyramid, contained between the base and a plane parallel to the base that intersects the solid
b. the part of such a solid contained between two parallel planes intersecting the solid
2. (Architecture) architect a single drum of a column or a single stone used to construct a pier
[C17: from Latin: piece; probably related to Old English brӯsan to crush, bruise]

## frus•tum

(ˈfrʌs təm)

n., pl. -tums, -ta (-tə).
1. the part of a conical solid left after cutting off a top portion with a plane parallel to the base.
2. the part of a solid, as a cone or pyramid, between two usu. parallel cutting planes.
[1650–60; < Latin: piece, bit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 frustum - a truncated cone or pyramid; the part that is left when a cone or pyramid is cut by a plane parallel to the base and the apical part is removedsolid - a three-dimensional shapetruncated pyramid - a frustum formed from a pyramidtruncated cone - a frustum formed from a cone
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The lines connecting the Camera-GO with the Background-GO denote the edges of the view frustum (edges of the camera's field of view) of the Camera-GO.
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The method consisted of filling a cylindrical frustum with the material to be tested in a specified way; lifting the frustum off and allowing the material to collapse under its weight.
As footings for the columns or rafts of the tower shafts, the conical footing will not be the full cone, but the frustum of a cone (truncated cone).
The near and far clipping plane of the virtual camera view frustum was set to 500 mm and 10500 mm respectively.
The most frequent shape is a large conical frustum vase with a flat base.
The shape of selected sample surface is a conical frustum with base radius of 273 mm, top radius of 236 mm and height of 333 mm.
In geometry a frustum is the part of a conical or other solid left after cutting off a top portion with a plane parallel to the base.
The joint of cylinder and frustum is located 92 mm from the target base.
2/3] = (x + [square root of (xy)] + y)/3 to calculate the volume of a frustum of a piramid.

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