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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
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frustum

[′frəs·təm]
(mathematics)
The part of a solid between two cutting parallel planes.
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viewing frustum

In 3D graphics, it is the area that is within the view of the user. When rendering images, graphics programmers must write routines that draw all visible objects within the viewing frustum and not waste processing time dealing with elements outside of it. See 3D graphics.


The Viewing Frustum
The frustum is like a pyramid lying on its side with the tip clipped off. Everything between the near and far planes is the viewing area. (Image courtesy of Intergraph Computer Systems.)
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Alcuni autori hanno riportato che il 64% di 262 pz con cervicalgia che si sono presentati in otorinolaringoiatria dopo un trauma da colpo di frusta avevano il nistagmo provocato dall' "Head-fixed Body-turned Maneuver" (10).
There were differences between objects, F(4, 9360) = 62.2, MSE = 4.34, p < .0001, with the mean latencies for lines and rectangles being slower than those for the boxes, which in turn were slower than those for the pyramids and frusta (Student-Newman-Keuls, p < .05.
They were made infamous, of course, by Baretti's sneers in La frusta letteraria: "In inglese poi un certo Nourse, libraio di Londra, ne fece tradurre due sole da un certo maestro di lingua chiamato Nugent .
The iconography of "Frusta me colunt" derives from allegorical images, such as emblem 73 in Guillaume de La Perribre's Theatre des bons engins (figs.
la frusta. (Smith, 1981: 117) (Scotellaro, 1954: 33) La luna piena The full moon La luna piena riempie i nostri letti, The full moon fills our beds, comminano i muli a dolci ferri the mules step along quietly e i cani rosicchiano gli ossi.
Numerosi studi hanno indagato la validita di costrutto dei test neurodinamici del quadrante superiore su cadavere (18), la validita di contenuto in pazienti con dolore cervico-brachiale (19), su soggetti sani (20) e su soggetti affetti da disturbi non specifici dell'arto superiore e da disordini associati al colpo di frusta (9,21).
Baretti, a well-traveled and cosmopolitan essayist, editor, translator, linguist, and poet of the Enlightenment era, is remembered less for his travel publications than through the character of Aristarco Scannabue, the cranky and sharptongued cultural commentator of his bi-monthly publication, the Frusta letteraria (1764-1766).
16 He concludes his recollection of witnessing oral sex between his parents with the remark that "proprio allora il mio cervello registro per la prima volta quel fatale RITMO affannoso che in futuro doveva tornare per sempre a battere il mio sangue con la sua frusta convulsa e sterile.
Perche qui sotto di noi nella stalla i muli si muovono nel sonno, perche tuo padre sbuffa a noi vicino e non ancora va alto sul carro a scacciare le stelle con la frusta. (Scotellaro, 2004:19) per arrivare infine a una coralita orgogliosa quale si manifesta in /padri della terra se ci sentono cantare (1947), anche solo a leggerne la prima lassa: