quadric surface


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Synonyms for quadric surface

a curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree

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But these previous experiments in quadric surfaces perversely reappeared in derelict fashion: The glossy polycarbonate curve of Philippe Starck's Ero/s/ Chair, 2001, for Kartell, now upturned and deposited atop Geschwister (Brothers and Sisters), 2004, seemed like so much modernist design on layaway.