solid of revolution


noun

a three-dimensional figure formed by revolving a plane area about a given axis.

Nearby words

  1. solid,
  2. solid angle,
  3. solid fuel,
  4. solid geometry,
  5. solid injection,
  6. solid propellant,
  7. solid rocket booster,
  8. solid solution,
  9. solid south,
  10. solid-looking

Origin of solid of revolution

First recorded in 1810–20

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