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Definition of evolute. Meaning of evolute. Synonyms of evolute

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Definition of evolute

Evolute 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.

Meaning of evolute from wikipedia

- shape will be the evolute of that curve. the evolute of a circle is therefore a single point at its center. equivalently, an evolute is the envelope of
- always the same length, the green point traces out a nephroid. the evolute of the nephroid is another nephroid half as large and rotated 90 degrees
- coiled, evolute and gyroconic s**** in which the sutural element are said to have complex moss-like endings. s**** are generally evolute, with all
- ammonites from the middle of the cretaceous, recognized by their commonly evolute s**** with round, oval, or quadrate whorls, strong ribs, usual ventral
- included in the tainoceratidae, known from eastern europe. the s**** is evolute with only a slight overlap of previous whorls. whorl section is subquadrate
- type genus for the euomphaloceratinae by cooper, 1978. the s**** is very evolute, all whorls exposed, and rather depressed, with prominent umbilical and
- the s****, which grew to be rather large, is evolute, strongly and sharply ribbed. ribbing is both simple and biplicate, with primary ribs bifurcating
- saxoceras is a genus of very evolute schlotheimiid ammonoids from the lower jur****ic of europe and new caledonia. the s**** of saxoceras is discoidal