Solid problem

(Geom.) a problem requiring in its geometric solution the use of a conic section or higher curve.
(Geom.) a problem which can be construed geometrically, only by the intersection of a circle and a conic section or of two conic sections.

See also: Problem, Solid

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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