pseudosphere

[ soo-duh-sfeer ]
/ ˈsu dəˌsfɪər /

noun Geometry.

a surface generated by revolving a tractrix about its asymptote.

Nearby words

  1. pseudoscopy,
  2. pseudoscorpion,
  3. pseudosentence,
  4. pseudosmia,
  5. pseudosolution,
  6. pseudostrabismus,
  7. pseudostratified epithelium,
  8. pseudosymmetry,
  9. pseudotripteral,
  10. pseudotruncus arteriosus

Origin of pseudosphere

First recorded in 1885–90; pseudo- + sphere

Related formspseu·do·spher·i·cal [soo-duh-sfer-i-kuh l, -sfeer-] /ˌsu dəˈsfɛr ɪ kəl, -ˈsfɪər-/, adjective

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