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hyperboloid


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperboloid  \Hy*per"bo*loid\,  n.  [Hyperbola  +  -oid:  cf  F. 
  hyperbolo["i]de.]  (Geom.) 
  A  surface  of  the  second  order  which  is  cut  by  certain  planes 
  in  hyperbolas;  also  the  solid,  bounded  in  part  by  such  a 
  surface. 
 
  {Hyperboloid  of  revolution},  an  hyperboloid  described  by  an 
  hyperbola  revolving  about  one  of  its  axes.  The  surface  has 
  two  separate  sheets  when  the  axis  of  revolution  is  the 
  transverse  axis,  but  only  one  when  the  axis  of  revolution 
  is  the  conjugate  axis  of  the  hyperbola. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperboloid  \Hy*per"bo*loid\,  a.  (Geom.) 
  Having  some  property  that  belongs  to  an  hyperboloid  or 
  hyperbola. 




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