hyperboloid definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two quadric surfaces created by rotating a hyperbola about either of their primary axes and having a finite center with specific plane areas being hyperbolas and others which are ellipses or groups.
    • a certain surface in three-dimensional Euclidean area, the graph of a quadratic with three factors squared and their particular coefficients not all of exactly the same sign.
    • A surface for the second-order, that is cut by certain planes in hyperbolas; additionally, the solid, bounded simply by such a surface.
    • A quadric area having a center perhaps not at infinity, many of their airplane sections hyperbolas.
    • A hyperbola of a greater order.
    • a quadric surface created by turning a hyperbola around its main axis
  • adjective:
    • Having some home that belongs to an hyperboloid or hyperbola.

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