**Solid of revolution** — In mathematics, engineering, and manufacturing, a solid of revolution is a solid figure obtained by rotating a plane curve around some straight line (the axis) that lies on the same plane. Assuming that the curve does not cross the axis, the… … Wikipedia

**solid of revolution** — Etymology: solid (III) : a mathematical solid conceived as formed by the revolution of a plane figure about an axis in its plane * * * a three dimensional figure formed by revolving a plane area about a given axis. [1810 20] * * * solid of… … Useful english dictionary

**solid of revolution** — Date: 1816 a mathematical solid conceived as formed by the revolution of a plane figure about an axis in its plane … New Collegiate Dictionary

**solid of revolution** — noun A solid produced by taking a particular two dimensional curve and rotating it through 360° about an axis. The curve will sweep out a surface, and the region inside the surface defines a solid … Wiktionary

**solid of revolution** — a three dimensional figure formed by revolving a plane area about a given axis. [1810 20] * * * … Universalium

**solid of revolution** — noun a volume generated by revolving a plane area about an axis …

**Revolution** — Rev o*lu tion, n. [F. r[ e]volution, L. revolutio. See {Revolve}.] 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or line; rotation; as, the revolution of a wheel, of a top, of the earth … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Solid** — Sol id, n. 1. A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides. [1913 Webster]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Solid fuel** — refers to various types of solid material that are used as fuel to produce energy and provide heating, usually released through combustion. Solid fuels include wood (see wood fuel), charcoal, peat, coal, Hexamine fuel tablets, and pellets made… … Wikipedia

**solidof revolution** — solid of revolution n. A volume generated by the rotation of a plane figure about an axis in its plane. * * * … Universalium