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Truncated Cylinder or Prism

A cylinder or prism which has one base cut off by an intersecting plane. The other base is unaffected by the truncation. The truncating plane may be either oblique or parallel to the bases.

 

 

 

See also

Truncated cone or pyramid

 


  this page updated 21-feb-16
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
written, illustrated, and webmastered by Bruce Simmons
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