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quadric - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'quadric' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Quadric [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to the second degree.
2 . Quadric [ n.]
- A quantic of the second degree. See Quantic.
- A surface whose equation in three variables is of the second degree. Spheres, spheroids, ellipsoids, paraboloids, hyperboloids, also cones and cylinders with circular bases, are quadrics.