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(Science: geometry) The solid generated by the rotation of a parabola about its axis; any surface of the second order whose sections by planes parallel to a given line are parabolas.
The term paraboloid has sometimes been applied also to the parabolas of the higher orders.
Origin: Parabola: cf. F. Paraboloide.
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