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Of or relating to geometric surfaces that are defined by quadratic equations.
1. (Mathematics) having or characterized by an equation of the second degree, usually in two or three variables
2. (Mathematics) of the second degree
(Mathematics) a quadric curve, surface, or function
2. a surface such as an ellipsoid or paraboloid as defined by a second-degree equation in three real variables.
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|Noun||1.||quadric - a curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree|
hyperboloid - a quadric surface generated by rotating a hyperbola around its main axis