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frustum

1. 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. Architect a single drum of a column or a single stone used to construct a pier

frustum

[′frəs·təm]
(mathematics)
The part of a solid between two cutting parallel planes.
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Forms A, B and C were calculated as spherical segments, and E, H, J and U forms as a frustrum or conical segment.
If a strong relationship was demonstrated, then a cylindrical or frustrum model as described previously would not be needed and limb volume could be estimated directly from perhaps just a single circumference measurement.
Frustrum reflects the artist's conscience, but it must also represent the so-called conscience of Fondation Cartier--which likes its art to be socially aware--as well as the trade in luxury that ensures Cartier's continued existence.
For Gary Hill, the Ground Floor Gallery of the 35, 000 sq ft gallery will be transformed with two large scale works: the installation Guilt (2006) and the epic Frustrum (2006) depicting a gigantic virtual eagle.