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Parallel (Surface of Revolution)

A parallel of a Surface of Revolution is the intersection of the surface with a Plane orthogonal to the axis of revolution.

See also Meridian, Surface of Revolution


Gray, A. Modern Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, p. 358, 1993.

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