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1A solid generated by the rotation of a parabola about its axis of symmetry.
2A solid having two or more non-parallel parabolic cross sections.
- ‘Externally the edges of the paraboloids form high gables infilled by curtain glazing on a brick plinth.’
- ‘Here, the repetition and rotation of a basic truss creates the paraboloid form of the roof.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.