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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- The locus of the foot of the perpendicular from the center of a conic on its tangent.

Usage examples (15)
  • Noun : r
  • 'lemniscate', a particular modification of the so-called Cassinian curves. 2 1
  • You mentioned lemniscate periodic systems in one of your chemistry blogs.
  • Some projective-geometrical considerations concerning the lemniscate are to be found in the previously mentioned writings of G. Adams and L. L.cher-Ernst. for more
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