Spherical ungula
Ungula Un"gu*la, n.; pl. {Ungul[ae]}. [L., a claw, hoof, from unguis a nail, claw, hoof.] 1. A hoof, claw, or talon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) A section or part of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base; -- so called from its resemblance to the hoof of a horse. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) Same as {Unguis}, 3. [1913 Webster]

{Spherical ungula} (Geom.), a part of a sphere bounded by two planes intersecting in a diameter and by a line of the surface of the sphere. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ungula — Un gu*la, n.; pl. {Ungul[ae]}. [L., a claw, hoof, from unguis a nail, claw, hoof.] 1. A hoof, claw, or talon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A section or part of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ungulae — Ungula Un gu*la, n.; pl. {Ungul[ae]}. [L., a claw, hoof, from unguis a nail, claw, hoof.] 1. A hoof, claw, or talon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A section or part of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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