a paraboloid that can be put into a position such that its sections parallel to one coordinate plane are hyperbolas, with its sections parallel to the other two coordinate planes being parabolas.
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Compare elliptic paraboloid.
Origin of hyperbolic paraboloid
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby hyperbolic paraboloid
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