body of revolution


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body of revolution

[′bäd·ē əv rev·ə′lü·shən]
(mathematics)
A symmetrical body having the form described by rotating a plane curve about an axis in its plane.
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The BNSS utilizing the relationship of viscous and pressure force on blunt body of revolution, through sacrifice small viscous force, early flow separation on the blunt body of revolution was restrained, and pressure force can be reduced dramatically, so the total force reduced also.