adjective see hyperboloid

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  • hyperboloïdal — hyperboloïdal, ale, aux [ipɛʀbɔlɔidal, o] adj. ÉTYM. XVIIIe; de hyperboloïde. ❖ ♦ Qui a la forme d un hyperboloïde. || Surface hyperboloïdale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hyperboloidal — See hyperboloid. * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperboloidal — adjective Having the shape or form of a hyperboloid …   Wiktionary

  • hyperboloidal — hy·per·bo·loi·dal …   English syllables

  • hyperboloidal — adjective having the shape of a hyperboloid • Similar to: ↑rounded • Derivationally related forms: ↑hyperboloid …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperboloid — hyperboloidal, adj. /huy perr beuh loyd /, n. Math. a quadric surface having a finite center and some of its plane sections hyperbolas. Equation: x2/a2 + y2/b2 z2/c2 = 1. [1720 30; HYPERBOL(A) + OID] * * * ▪ mathematics       the open surface… …   Universalium

  • The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin — infobox Book | name = The Garin Death Ray title orig = Гиперболоид инженера Гарина translator = Bernard Guilbert Guerney (1st edition) George Hanna (revised ed.) image caption = Cover of the 1955 English revised edition author = Aleksey Tolstoy… …   Wikipedia

  • T. V. S. R. Appa Rao — T.V.S.R. Appa Rao is a scientist from India. He is an Emeritus Scientist with over 40 years of experience in Research Development in the areas of structural analysis design, testing, and failure investigations including those due to natural… …   Wikipedia

  • mirror — mirrorlike, adj. /mir euhr/, n. 1. a reflecting surface, originally of polished metal but now usually of glass with a silvery, metallic, or amalgam backing. 2. such a surface set into a frame, attached to a handle, etc., for use in viewing… …   Universalium

  • Cassegrainian telescope — noun a reflecting telescope that has a paraboloidal primary mirror and a hyperboloidal secondary mirror; light is brought to a focus through an aperture in the center of the primary mirror • Syn: ↑Gregorian telescope • Hypernyms: ↑reflecting… …   Useful english dictionary

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