Cassinian ovals
Cassinian ovals \Cas*sin"i*an o"vals\ (Math.) See under {Oval}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cassinian oval — Oval O val, n. A body or figure in the shape of an egg, or popularly, of an ellipse. [1913 Webster] {Cassinian oval} (Geom.), the locus of a point the product of whose distances from two fixed points is constant; so called from Cassini, who first …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cassini oval — Some Cassini ovals. (b=0.6a, 0.8a, a, 1.2a, 1.4a, 1.6a) A Cassini oval is a plane curve defined as the set (or locus) of points in the plane such that the product of the distances to two fixed points …   Wikipedia

  • Musean hypernumber — Musean hypernumbers are an algebraic concept envisioned by Charles A. Musès (1919–2000) to form a complete, integrated, connected, and natural number system.[1][2][3][4][5] Musès sketched certain fundamental types of hypernumbers and a …   Wikipedia

  • Oval — O val, n. A body or figure in the shape of an egg, or popularly, of an ellipse. [1913 Webster] {Cassinian oval} (Geom.), the locus of a point the product of whose distances from two fixed points is constant; so called from Cassini, who first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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