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catenoid

[ kat-n-oid ]
/ ˈkæt nˌɔɪd /
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noun Geometry.
the surface generated by rotating a catenary about its axis of symmetry.
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Origin of catenoid

1875–80; <Latin catēn(a) a chain + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for catenoid

catenoid
/ (ˈkætəˌnɔɪd) /

noun
the geometrical surface generated by rotating a catenary about its axis
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