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pseudosphere

[ soo-duh-sfeer ]

noun

, Geometry.
  1. a surface generated by revolving a tractrix about its asymptote.


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Other Words From

  • pseu·do·spher·i·cal [soo-d, uh, -, sfer, -i-k, uh, l, -, sfeer, -], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pseudosphere1

First recorded in 1885–90; pseudo- + sphere

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