Catenoid



the surface generated by rotating a catenary about its axis of symmetry.
Historical Examples

I called one of the bubble forms, if you remember, by its name, catenoid; this is produced when there is no pressure.
Soap-Bubbles C. V. Boys

We shall notice only two of them, the cylinder and the catenoid.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

The only surface of revolution having this property is the catenoid formed by the revolution of a catenary about its directrix.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

noun
the geometrical surface generated by rotating a catenary about its axis

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