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Definition of paraboloid
Paraboloid Pa*rab"o*loid (-loid), n. [Parabola + -oid: cf. F.
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.
paraboloidConoid Co"noid, n. [Gr. ? conical; ? cone + ? from: cf. F.
1. Anything that has a form resembling that of a cone.
(a) A solid formed by the revolution of a conic section
about its axis; as, a parabolic conoid, elliptic
conoid, etc.; -- more commonly called paraboloid,
(b) A surface which may be generated by a straight line
moving in such a manner as always to meet a given
straight line and a given curve, and continue parallel
to a given plane. --Math. Dict.
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