catenoid

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catenoid

[′kat·ən‚ȯid]
(mathematics)
The surface of revolution obtained by rotating a catenary about a horizontal axis.
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For instance, when [??] = 0, the generalized catenoids of the second and the fourth kind have proper pointwise 1-type Gauss map of the first kind.
For instance, when [??] = 0, the generalized catenoids of the fifth kind have proper pointwise 1-type Gauss map of the first kind.
Another example of a complete minimal surface, called the catenoid, looks like an infinitely extended hourglass.