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Portuguese term or phrase:esferones
English translation:spherones
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15:10 Aug 7, 2006
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics / hypergeometry
Portuguese term or phrase: esferones
Os esferones são entidades geométricas que, consideradas apenas três dimensões, podem ser cones ou esferas (ao mesmo tempo).
Marcel F
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spherones
Explanation:
The spherical cone, or spherone for short, is constructed by tapering a unit 3D sphere along the W-axis, analogous to how the 3D cone may be constructed by tapering a unit 2D circle along the Z-axis. The following diagram shows a parallel projection of the spherone:

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spherones


Explanation:
The spherical cone, or spherone for short, is constructed by tapering a unit 3D sphere along the W-axis, analogous to how the 3D cone may be constructed by tapering a unit 2D circle along the Z-axis. The following diagram shows a parallel projection of the spherone:




    Reference: http://eusebeia.dyndns.org/4d/spherone.html
Eneida Martins
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