Sentence Examples with the word frustum

The volume of a frustum of a cone, for instance, can be expressed in terms of certain magnitudes by a certain formula; but not only will there be some error in the measurement of these magnitudes, but there is not any material figure which is an exact cone.

At a small distance from the pulley the shaft carries a short frustum of a solid cone accurately turned to fit the hollow cone.

This frustum is made always to turn along with the shaft by being fitted on a square portion of it, or by means of a rib and groove, or otherwise, but is capable of a slight longitudinal motion, so as to be pressed into, or withdrawn from, the hollow cone by means of a lever.

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This pulley has fixed to one side, and concentric with it, a short frustum of a hollow cone.