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generatrix Explained

generatrix at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) generatrices

Generatrix at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Generatrix \Gen`er*a"trix\, n.; pl. L. {Generatrices}, E.
{Generatrixes}. [L.] (Geom.)
That which generates; the point, or the mathematical
magnitude, which, by its motion, generates another magnitude,
as a line, surface, or solid; -- called also {describent}.

generatrix at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » generatrix|lang=la, from Inter: term » generator|lang=la + feminine suffix Inter: term » -trix.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » generatrices|pl2=generatrixes
  • Inter: geometr » y A curve that, when rotated about an axis, produces a solid figure

    Synonyms

    * describent

  • Translation: ar » generatrix
    Translation: la » generatrix
    Translation: vi » generatrix
    Translation: zh » generatrix