Definitions

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  • n. Common misspelling of frustum.

Etymologies

Incorrect analogy with frustrate, also of Latin origin. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ARMD finally moves out on something not a the shape of a frustrum looks like some work on the WTR in hypersonics, very cool!

    X-51 Waverider Set to Fly This Fall - NASA Watch

  • Freedom as "Moksha" : a study of the conical philosophy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and the conical frustrum philosophy of Sri Aurobindo by Jill Elizabeth Parker

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Freedomas "Moksha": a study of the conical philosophy of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and the conical frustrum philosophy of Sri Aurobindo

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • It is about 65 feet square at the base, and is the frustrum of a pyramid, truncated at about 140 feet.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 11, June 11, 1870

  • When the cone is completed, convert it into a low frustrum of a cone by drawing stuff uniformly and in a direct line from the centre to the circumference.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • Thus isolated, it is visible from afar, and forms a conspicuous feature of the landscape; all the more remarkable on account of its singular shape, which is the frustrum of a cone.

    Gaspar the Gaucho A Story of the Gran Chaco

  • Little did Fritz suspect, while swimming across the straits to rejoin his masters, that the huge quadruped which had so frequently given him chase was at that moment so very near him; and that his own claws, while cutting the water, came within an inch of scratching that terrible trunk, now _truncated_ to a _frustrum_ of its former self!

    The Cliff Climbers A Sequel to "The Plant Hunters"

  • Other sample words listed in the "Key to the Pronunciation" (ix) are Marathi, loofah, borax, gatling, discrepant, bodega, opulent, endue, and frustrum -- not exactly words you find around the house.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 1

  • - added BoundingFrustum Frustrum {get;} to camera, needed for frustrum culling

    SourceForge.net: Inactive feed

  • a "tabular Hill" in Annandale remarkable for its perfect Roman Camp, and still more for its almost exact shape (frustrum of a/rectangular pyramid/) and for the great extent of view it has all round, Lancashire,

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

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