truncated pyramid


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.truncated pyramid - a frustum formed from a pyramidtruncated pyramid - a frustum formed from a pyramid  
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 removed
References in periodicals archive ?
* Truncated pyramid: Same characteristic of pyramidal form but with a round or truncated apex.
The hedge needs to have sloping sides like a truncated pyramid to keep the base wider than the top so that sunlight can reach the lower leaves.
This also includes the template of the basic element of the ball that, when cut and glued, will resemble a truncated pyramid. Make sure you have fun assembling and comparing statistics.
A future research direction may comprise the study of the strain strategy for parts with different geometries such as truncated pyramid parts, where the strain reaches maximum values due to the geometric structure of the part.
Nearby, is Charles Bridgeman's own extraordinary creation from 1724 - a monumental, truncated pyramid within this pattern.
They describe Sterling as "a typical French Valencay-style cheese Its truncated pyramid shape is dusted with ash to encourage a beautiful gray bloom-y rind Ripened for two weeks, Sterling has a dense, rich taste with a spicy, goat-y bite."
Nearby is Charles Bridgeman's own extraordinary creation from 1724 - a monumental, truncated pyramid within this pattern.

Full browser ?