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Search Results for: ellipse

Ellipse

Ellipse 1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More

Elliptical

1. Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends. The planets move in elliptic... Read More

Transverse

transverse lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; often opposed to longitudinal. (Science: geometry)... Read More

Revolution

revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More

Equation

Equation 1. A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium. Again the golden day resumed its right, And ruled in just... Read More

Periphery

periphery Origin: L. Peripheria, Gr.; around - to bear, carry: cf. F. Peripherie. 1. The outside or superficial portions of... Read More

Vertex

vertex 1. (Science: anatomy) A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. Specifically: the... Read More

Eccentricity

Eccentricity Origin: cf. F. Excentricite. 1. The state of being eccentric; deviation from the customary line of conduct;... Read More

Integral

Integral 1. Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire. A local motion keepeth bodies... Read More

Umbilicus

umbilicus 1. (Science: anatomy) The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where... Read More