Cyclic surface

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This article defines a property that makes sense for a surface embedded in \R^3, viz three-dimensional Euclidean space. The property is invariant under orthogonal transformations and scaling, i.e., under all similarity transformations.
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This property is equivalent to admitting a foliation by the following kind of geometric object: circle


A cyclic surface is defined as a surface that can be foliated by pieces of circles, or equivalently, a surface that is generated by a one-parameter family of circles.