Definition of evolute. Meaning of evolute. Synonyms of evolute
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Definition of evolute
EvoluteEvolute Ev"o*lute, n. [L. evolutus unrolled, p. p. of
evolvere. See Evolve.] (Geom.)
A curve from which another curve, called the involute or
evolvent, is described by the end of a thread gradually wound
upon the former, or unwound from it. See Involute. It is
the locus of the centers of all the circles which are
osculatory to the given curve or evolvent.
Note: Any curve may be an evolute, the term being applied to
it only in its relation to the involute.
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