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synonyms for catenary

  • arc
  • arch
  • contour
  • loop
  • trajectory
  • ambit
  • bend
  • bight
  • bow
  • camber
  • chord
  • circle
  • circuit
  • circumference
  • compass
  • concavity
  • crook
  • curlicue
  • curvature
  • ellipse
  • festoon
  • flexure
  • hairpin
  • half-moon
  • helix
  • horseshoe
  • hyperbola
  • incurvation
  • incurvature
  • meniscus
  • ogee
  • parabola
  • quirk
  • round
  • sinuosity
  • sweep
  • swerve
  • turn
  • vault
  • whorl
  • curvation
  • rondure
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antonyms for catenary

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How to use catenary in a sentence

The surface formed by revolving the catenary about its directrix is named the alysseide.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
How to pass this snow catenary I knew not, for I did not think a human foot could trust itself upon so frail a support.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
Soon after recrossing the snow catenary already mentioned we quitted the ridge to get obliquely along the slope of the pyramid.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
The only surface of revolution having this property is the catenoid formed by the revolution of a catenary about its directrix.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
One of the most laborious and practically useful works of Giddy was a treatise on the properties of the Catenary Curve.
CORNISH CHARACTERSS. BARING-GOULD
Not at all: the catenary appears actually every time that weight and flexibility act in concert.
THE LIFE OF THE SPIDERJ. HENRI FABRE
The versed sine, or deflection of the middle of the catenary, was 50 feet.
THE LIFE OF ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL, CIVIL ENGINEERISAMBARD BRUNEL
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