paraboloid of revolution

: the surface generated by the rotation of a parabola about its axis
it is a property of a paraboloid of revolution … that rays from an object at infinity are all imaged at the same point on the axisF. W. Sears

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paraboloid of revolution


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“Paraboloid of revolution.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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