truncated cone


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truncated cone

[¦trəŋ·kād·əd ′kōn]
(mathematics)
The portion of a cone between two nonparallel planes whose line of intersection lies outside the cone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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