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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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Buttressing volume was simplified into frustums, [pi]h/12([d.
Simple objects, which are drawn by new functions are: cube, block, prism, tetrahedral pyramid, n-gonal pyramid, frustum of pyramid, cylinder, sphere, cone, frustum of a cone.