cyclindroid

cyclindroid

[si′klin‚drȯid]
(mathematics)
A cylindrical surface generated by the lines perpendicular to a plane that pass through an ellipse in the plane.
A surface that is generated by a straight line that moves so as to intersect two curves and remain parallel to a given plane.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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