Sentence Examples


  • The truncated tetrahedron is formed by truncating the vertices of a regular tetrahedron so as to leave the original faces hexagons.
  • The buildings stand upon raised terraces, or upon truncated pyramids, approached by broad stairways, usually of cut stone.
  • Shell with moderately long spire and canal, ornamented with ribs, often spiny; foot truncated anteriorly.
  • - Burrowing snakes of Ceylon and southern India, with a very short tail, which ends in a peculiar, often obliquely truncated, shield, hence the name.
  • The mensuration of the cube, and its relations to other geometrical solids are treated in the article Polyhedron; in the same article are treated the Archimedean solids, the truncated and snubcube; reference should be made to the article Crystallography for its significance as a crystal form.