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Line That Touches A Curve Crossword Clue and Answers List

TANGENT Line that touches a curve
BITANGENT A line that touches a curve in two points.
GEODESIC A geodetic line or curve.
LIGATURE A curve or line connecting notes; a slur.
RETORT To bend or curve back; as, a retorted line.
CROOK To turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve.
CURVE Bent without angles; crooked; curved; as, a curve line; a curve surface.
GRADUATOR An instrument for dividing any line, right or curve, into small, regular intervals.
CHORD A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve.
RECTIFICATION The determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve.
SECANT A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points.
SWEEP Direction or departure of a curve, a road, an arch, or the like, away from a rectlinear line.
INFLECT To turn from a direct line or course; to bend; to incline, to deflect; to curve; to bow.
RHUMB A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle; -- called also rhumb line, and loxodromic curve. See Loxodromic.
SINUOSITY A bend, or a series of bends and turns; a winding, or a series of windings; a wave line; a curve.
PARABOLICAL Generated by the revolution of a parabola, or by a line that moves on a parabola as a directing curve; as, a parabolic conoid.
CIRCLE A plane figure, bounded by a single curve line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center.
NORMAL A straight line or plane drawn from any point of a curve or surface so as to be perpendicular to the curve or surface at that point.
CYCLOID A curve generated by a point in the plane of a circle when the circle is rolled along a straight line, keeping always in the same plane.
CATENARY The curve formed by a rope or chain of uniform density and perfect flexibility, hanging freely between two points of suspension, not in the same vertical line.
MIXTILINEAR Containing, or consisting of, lines of different kinds, as straight, curved, and the like; as, a mixtilinear angle, that is, an angle contained by a straight line and a curve.
BEND A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a slight bend of the body; a bend in a road.
LITUUS A spiral whose polar equation is r2/ = a; that is, a curve the square of whose radius vector varies inversely as the angle which the radius vector makes with a given line.
CURVATURE The act of curving, or the state of being bent or curved; a curving or bending, normal or abnormal, as of a line or surface from a rectilinear direction; a bend; a curve.
LATUS RECTUM The line drawn through a focus of a conic section parallel to the directrix and terminated both ways by the curve. It is the parameter of the principal axis. See Focus, and Parameter.
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