Line of striction
Striction Stric"tion, n. [L. strictio. See {Stringent}.] The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted. [1913 Webster]

{Line of striction} (Geom.), the line on a skew surface that cuts each generator in that point of it that is nearest to the succeeding generator. [1913 Webster]


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  • Striction — Stric tion, n. [L. strictio. See {Stringent}.] The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted. [1913 Webster] {Line of striction} (Geom.), the line on a skew surface that cuts each generator in that point of it that is nearest to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumscription — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, allowance, astriction, astringency, ban, bar, barring, beleaguerment, besetment, blockade, blockading, border line, bottleneck, bound, boundaries, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bounds,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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