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Definitions of Paraboloid

Pronunciation : Pa*rab"o*loid
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Parabola + -oid: cf. F. paraboloïde.] (Geom.)
Definition : Defn: The solid generated by the rotation of a parabola about its axis; any surface of the second order whose sections by planes parallel to a given line are parabolas.

Note: The term paraboloid has sometimes been applied also to the parabolas of the higher orders. Hutton.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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