Frustums
Frustum Frus"tum, n.; pl. L. {Frusta}, E. {Frustums}. [L. fruslum piece, bit.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) The part of a solid next the base, formed by cutting off the, top; or the part of any solid, as of a cone, pyramid, etc., between two planes, which may be either parallel or inclined to each other. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) One of the drums of the shaft of a column. [1913 Webster]


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