Generatrixes
Generatrix Gen`er*a"trix, n.; pl. L. {Generatrices}, E. {Generatrixes}. [L.] (Geom.) That which generates; the point, or the mathematical magnitude, which, by its motion, generates another magnitude, as a line, surface, or solid; -- called also {describent}.

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  • describent — Generatrix Gen er*a trix, n.; pl. L. {Generatrices}, E. {Generatrixes}. [L.] (Geom.) That which generates; the point, or the mathematical magnitude, which, by its motion, generates another magnitude, as a line, surface, or solid; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Generatrices — Generatrix Gen er*a trix, n.; pl. L. {Generatrices}, E. {Generatrixes}. [L.] (Geom.) That which generates; the point, or the mathematical magnitude, which, by its motion, generates another magnitude, as a line, surface, or solid; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Generatrix — Gen er*a trix, n.; pl. L. {Generatrices}, E. {Generatrixes}. [L.] (Geom.) That which generates; the point, or the mathematical magnitude, which, by its motion, generates another magnitude, as a line, surface, or solid; called also {describent} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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