# esferones

## English translation: spherones

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 Portuguese term or phrase: esferones English translation: spherones Entered by:

 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).
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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
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