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Meaning of FRUSTUM

Pronunciation:  'frustum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  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

FRUSTUM is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: solid, truncated cone, truncated pyramid



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Frus"tum\, n.; pl. L. {Frusta}, E. {Frustums}. [L.
fruslum piece, bit.]
1. (Geom.) 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. (Arch.) One of the drums of the shaft of a column.