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Extrusion - definition(s)

extrusion - [3D analysis] The process of projecting features in a two-dimensional data source into a three-dimensional representation: points become vertical lines, lines become planes, and polygons become three-dimensional blocks. Uses of extrusion include showing the depth of well point features or the height of building-footprint polygons.

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Source: esri, 17 April 2012 09:36:57, External 

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