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# hyperbolic paraboloid

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noun Geometry.

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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## Origin of hyperbolic paraboloid

First recorded in 1835â€“45

## Words nearby hyperbolic paraboloid

hyperbola, hyperbole, hyperbolic, hyperbolic function, hyperbolic geometry, hyperbolic paraboloid, hyperbolism, hyperbolize, hyperboloid, Hyperborean, hypercalcemia

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## How to use hyperbolic paraboloid in a sentence

In the first case the surface is called an Hyperboloid of one sheet, in the second an Hyperbolic Paraboloid.