Definitions and translations for "conchoid"

Definition of conchoid

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1. Any of a family of curves defined as the locus of points p, such that each p is on a line that passes through a given fixed point P and intersects a given curve, C, and the distance from p to the point of intersection with C is a specified constant (note that for nontrivial cases two such points p satisfy the criteria, and the resultant curve has two parts).
The conchoid of a circle with respect to a point on the circle is a cardioid if the fixed distance is equal to the diameter of the circle.
The Conchoid of Nicomedes is the conchoid of a straight line with respect to a point not on the line.
2. A conchoidal fracture in rock.
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English - Spanish - conchoid

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s. concoide (f)

English - French - conchoid

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n. conque

English - German - conchoid

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Muschellinie, Schneckenlinie, Konchoide, Muschelkurve

English - Italian - conchoid

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s. concoide, curva algebrica del quarto grado usata per risolvere i problemi della trisezione dell'angolo e della duplicazione del cubo (matem.)

English - Polish - conchoid

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n. konchoida

English - Portuguese - conchoid

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s. concóide (m)

English - Russian - conchoid

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с. конхоида (F)

English - Ukrainian - conchoid

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n. конхоїда

Dutch - English - conchoid

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n. conchoid

English - Dutch - conchoid

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zn. conchoid

English - Greek - conchoid

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ουσ. κογχοειδής

English - Arabic - conchoid

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‏محارة‏

English - Hindi - conchoid

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n. कंकोइड

English - Korean - conchoid

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명. 나사선

English - Vietnamese - conchoid

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n. giống vỏ sò
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