noncentral quadric

noncentral quadric

[′nän‚sen·trəl ′kwä‚drik]
(mathematics)
A quadric surface that does not have a point about which the surface is symmetrical; namely, an elliptic or hyperbolic paraboloid, or a quadric cylinder.
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