Diametral surface
Diametral Di*am"e*tral, a. [Gr. F. diam['e]tral.] Pertaining to a diameter; diametrical. [1913 Webster]

{Diametral curve}, {Diametral surface} (Geom.), any line or surface which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve or surface.

{Diametral planes} (Crystal.), planes in which two of the axes lie. [1913 Webster]


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  • Diametral — Di*am e*tral, a. [Gr. F. diam[ e]tral.] Pertaining to a diameter; diametrical. [1913 Webster] {Diametral curve}, {Diametral surface} (Geom.), any line or surface which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve or surface. {Diametral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diametral curve — Diametral Di*am e*tral, a. [Gr. F. diam[ e]tral.] Pertaining to a diameter; diametrical. [1913 Webster] {Diametral curve}, {Diametral surface} (Geom.), any line or surface which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve or surface.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diametral planes — Diametral Di*am e*tral, a. [Gr. F. diam[ e]tral.] Pertaining to a diameter; diametrical. [1913 Webster] {Diametral curve}, {Diametral surface} (Geom.), any line or surface which bisects a system of parallel chords drawn in a curve or surface.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diametral curve — noun or diametral surface : any line or surface that bisects a system of parallel chords of a curve or surface …   Useful english dictionary

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  • diamétral — diamétral, ale, aux [ djametral, o ] adj. • XIIIe; de diamètre ♦ Qui appartient au diamètre. Ligne diamétrale. Plans diamétraux. Fig. Opposition diamétrale, absolue, totale. ● diamétral, diamétrale, diamétraux adjectif (bas latin diametralis) Qui …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • diametral plane — noun 1. : a plane bisecting a system of parallel chords of a quadric surface; specifically : any plane through the center of a sphere 2. of a linear complex : a plane conjugate to a point at infinity …   Useful english dictionary

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