In architecture a frustum is one of the drums of the shaft of a column.
Found op http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TF.HTM
The term is commonly used in computer graphics to describe the three-dimensional region which is visible on the screen, the "viewing frustum", which is formed by a clipped pyramid; in particular, frustum culling is a method of hidden surface determination. In the aerospace industry, frustum is the ...
Found op http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frustum
[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
Found op http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=frustum
Frus'tum noun ; plural Latin Frusta , English Frustums . [ Latin 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,...
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/82
Origin: L. Fruslum piece, bit. ... 1. <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...
Found op http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?frustum
• (n.) 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. • (n.) One of the drums of the shaft of a column.
Found op http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/frustum/
In geometry, the frustum is the part of a solid next to the base, left by cutting off the top portion by a plane parallel to the base; or the part of any solid between two planes, which may be either parallel or inclined to each other, as the frustum of a cone, of a pyramid, or of a sphere, which la...
Found op http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/GF.HTM
In geometry, a `slice` taken out of a solid figure by a pair of parallel planes. A conical frustum, for example, resembles a cone with the top cut off. The volume and area of a frustum are calculated by subtracting the volume or area of the `missing` piece from those of the whole ...
Found op http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0006682.html
Found op http://www.mijnwoordenboek.nl/EN/crossword-dictionary/frustum/1
Tip: double click on a word to show its meaning.
No exact matches found.
Typ a word and hit `Search`.
The most recent searches on Encyclo. Between brackets you will find the number of results and number of related results.
• Togoland Congress (1)
• Uranium(VI) Carbide (1)
• Poitier, Sidney (3)
• Venice Preserv`d (1)
• NTUC FairPrice (1)
• Zaur Kuramagomedov (1)
• Clock hands (3)
• Kendal (8)
• Singular proposition (2)
• Viaspan (1)
• Haggard (20)
• Brachelytrium (1)
• chatzkel (2)
• Zoosporic (2)
• Spalax ehrenbergi (1)
• Pseudomonas abietaniph (1)
• IK Tjalve (1)
• Zintan, libya (1)
• Veneer theory (1)
• Motoring (11)
• Caulanthus cooperi (1)
• Long Island Pond (1)
• flock worker's lung (1)
• MGR (6)