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# paraboloid

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

• noun A surface having parabolic sections parallel to a single coordinate axis and elliptic or circular sections perpendicular to that axis.

### from The Century Dictionary.

• noun A solid or surface of the second degree some of whose plane-sections are parabolas.
• Paraboloidal.
• noun The solid generated by the revolution of a parabola about its axis; a parabolic conoid.
• noun A curve whose equation is of the form ax = y.

### from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

• noun (Geom.) 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.

• noun mathematics A surface having a parabolic cross section parallel to an axis, and circular or elliptical cross section perpendicular to the axis; especially the surface of revolution of a parabola.

• noun a surface having parabolic sections parallel to a single coordinate axis and elliptic sections perpendicular to that axis

## Etymologies

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## Examples

• A paraboloid is a three-dimensional shape that has two terms of x, y, or z that are squared and one term of x, y, or z that is not.

Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

• When one squared term is negative and one is positive, like in the second equation, the paraboloid is a hyperbolic paraboloid (shaped like a saddle When both squared terms are positive, like in the first equation, the paraboloid is an

Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

• If you aren't quite sure what a hyperbolic paraboloid is, it's a mathematical term to describe a surface shaped like a saddle.

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• Gaudi, of course, is the leading genius: his structural experiments took off from Catalan Gothic to produce amazing paraboloid arches; his rich details of fauna and flora in iron, stone or wildly colorful bits of tile drew on the work of the best Catalonian craftsmen.

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• The saddle-shaped structure is also known as a hyperbolic paraboloid surface, or an anticlastic surface.

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• And interestingly, this turns out -- the stomatopod saddle turns out to be the first described biological hyperbolic paraboloid spring.

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