surface of revolution

noun phrase

Definition of surface of revolution

: a surface formed by the revolution of a plane curve about a line in its plane

First Known Use of surface of revolution

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Surface of revolution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surface%20of%20revolution. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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