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Frustum

Frustum
Origin: L. Fruslum piece, bit.
1. (Science: geometry) The part of a solid next the base, formed by cutting Off the, top; or the part of any solid, as of a cone, pyramid, etc, between two planes, which may be either parallel or inclined to each other.
2. One of the drums of the shaft of a column.


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