﻿ Definition of catenary. Meaning of catenary. Synonyms of catenary

# Definition of catenary. Meaning of catenary. Synonyms of catenary

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## Definition of catenary

Catenary
Catenary Cat"e*na*ry, Catenarian Cat`e*na"ri*an, a. [L. catenarius, fr. catena a chain. See Chain.] Relating to a chain; like a chain; as, a catenary curve.
Catenary
Catenary Cat"e*na*ry, n.; pl. Catenaries. (Geol.) The curve formed by a rope or chain of uniform density and perfect flexibility, hanging freely between two points of suspension, not in the same vertical line.

## Meaning of catenary from wikipedia

- In physics and geometry, a catenary (US: /ˈkætənɛri/, UK: /kəˈtiːnəri/) is the curve that an idealized hanging chain or cable ****umes under its own weight...
- electric trains, trolleybuses or trams. It is known variously as: Overhead catenary Overhead contact system (OCS) Overhead equipment (OHE) Overhead line equipment...
- A catenary arch is a type of architectural arch that follows an inverted catenary curve. The catenary curve has been emplo**** in buildings since ancient...
- Catenary may refer to: Catenary, a mathematical curve Catenary arch, an arch that follows a catenary curve Catenary ring, a type of mathematical ring...
- A weighted catenary is a catenary curve, but of a special form. A "regular" catenary has the equation y = a cosh ⁡ ( x a ) = a ( e x a + e − x a ) 2 {\displaystyle...
- In mathematics, a commutative ring R is catenary if for any pair of prime ideals p, q, any two strictly increasing chains p=p0 ⊂p1 ... ⊂pn= q of prime...
- Catenary Nunatak (77°59′S 160°31′E﻿ / ﻿77.983°S 160.517°E﻿ / -77.983; 160.517Coordinates: 77°59′S 160°31′E﻿ / ﻿77.983°S 160.517°E﻿ / -77.983; 160.517)...
- A steel catenary riser (SCR) is a common method of connecting a subsea pipeline to a deepwater floating or fixed oil production platform. SCRs are used...
- the best shape is a catenary. A catenary, in blue, graphed against a parabola, in red Parabola (red) graphed against a catenary (blue), view to simulate...
- wheel can roll smoothly if the ground consists of evenly shaped inverted catenaries of the right size and curvature. A different type of square-wheeled vehicle...