Anallagmatic
Anallagmatic An`al*lag*mat"ic, a. [Gr. ?; 'an priv. + ? a change.] (Math.) Not changed in form by inversion. [1913 Webster]

{Anallagmatic curves}, a class of curves of the fourth degree which have certain peculiar relations to circles; -- sometimes called {bicircular quartics}.

{Anallagmatic surfaces}, a certain class of surfaces of the fourth degree. [1913 Webster]


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  • Anallagmatic curves — Anallagmatic An al*lag*mat ic, a. [Gr. ?; an priv. + ? a change.] (Math.) Not changed in form by inversion. [1913 Webster] {Anallagmatic curves}, a class of curves of the fourth degree which have certain peculiar relations to circles; sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anallagmatic surfaces — Anallagmatic An al*lag*mat ic, a. [Gr. ?; an priv. + ? a change.] (Math.) Not changed in form by inversion. [1913 Webster] {Anallagmatic curves}, a class of curves of the fourth degree which have certain peculiar relations to circles; sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bicircular quartics — Anallagmatic An al*lag*mat ic, a. [Gr. ?; an priv. + ? a change.] (Math.) Not changed in form by inversion. [1913 Webster] {Anallagmatic curves}, a class of curves of the fourth degree which have certain peculiar relations to circles; sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inverse curve — In geometry, the inverse curve of a given curve C with respect to a fixed circle with center O and radius a is the locus of points P for which OPQ are collinear and OP • PQ = a 2 as Q runs over the original curve C .We may invert a plane… …   Wikipedia

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