Acnode
Acnode Ac"node, n. [L. acus needle + E. node.] (Geom.) An isolated point not upon a curve, but whose co["o]rdinates satisfy the equation of the curve so that it is considered as belonging to the curve. [1913 Webster]

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  • acnode — [ak′nōd΄] n. 〚< L acus (see ACEROSE1) + NODE〛 Math. an isolated point on the graph of an equation * * * …   Universalium

  • acnode — [ak′nōd΄] n. [< L acus (see ACEROSE1) + NODE] Math. an isolated point on the graph of an equation …   English World dictionary

  • Acnode — An acnode is an isolated point not on a curve, but whose coordinates satisfy the equation of the curve. The term isolated point or hermit point is an equivalent term. [ [http://eom.springer.de/I/i052770.htm Encyclopaedia of Mathematics, Springer… …   Wikipedia

  • acnode — noun An isolated point not upon a curve, but whose coordinates satisfy the equation of the curve so that it is considered as belonging to the curve …   Wiktionary

  • acnode — /ˈæknoʊd/ (say aknohd) noun Geometry a node (def. 5) at which the tangents to two curves are imaginary and distinct (opposed to crunode). {Latin ac(us) needle + node} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Singular point of a curve — In geometry, a singular point on a curve is one where the curve is not given by a smooth embedding of a parameter. The precise definition of a singular point depends on the type of curve being studied. Contents 1 Algebraic curves in the plane 1.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Conjugate — Con ju*gate, a. [L. conjugatus, p. p. or conjugare to unite; con + jugare to join, yoke, marry, jugum yoke; akin to jungere to join. See {Join}.] 1. United in pairs; yoked together; coupled. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) In single pairs; coupled.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conjugate axis of a hyperbola — Conjugate Con ju*gate, a. [L. conjugatus, p. p. or conjugare to unite; con + jugare to join, yoke, marry, jugum yoke; akin to jungere to join. See {Join}.] 1. United in pairs; yoked together; coupled. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) In single pairs;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conjugate diameters — Conjugate Con ju*gate, a. [L. conjugatus, p. p. or conjugare to unite; con + jugare to join, yoke, marry, jugum yoke; akin to jungere to join. See {Join}.] 1. United in pairs; yoked together; coupled. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) In single pairs;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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