2A solid having two or more non-parallel parabolic cross sections.
- Here, the repetition and rotation of a basic truss creates the paraboloid form of the roof.
- Externally the edges of the paraboloids form high gables infilled by curtain glazing on a brick plinth.
- Example sentences
- ‘As with the iceberg, the paraboloidal structure cannot topple until its base is partially exposed above the soil level,’ Rorres says.
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