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Definition of the noun Absciss

What does Absciss mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abscisses

  1. Variant of 'abscissa'.

Definition of the verb Absciss

What does Absciss mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. [transitive, and, intransitive] To abscise.

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Google previewA Familiar Introduction to the Arts Sciences (1852)

With Original Introductory Essays Upon the Subject of Each Lesson. For the Use of Schools and Young Persons. Containing a General Explication of the Fundamental Principles and Facts of the Sciences, Divided Into Lessons, with Questions Subjoined to Each, for the Examination of Pupils by Jeremiah Joyce

An absciss is a part of any diameter contained between its vertex and an ordinate to it: thus A K, K B, fig. 22, are abscisses to the ordinate D K; and D N, N E are abscisses to the ordinate N M. 3. In the ellipse and hyperbola every ordinate has ...

Google previewThe Mechanic's Calculator (1836)

Comprehending Principles by William Grier

An Absciss is a part of any diameter contained between its vertex and an ordinate to it. Hence, in the ellipse and hyperbola, every ordinate has two determinate abscisses; but in the parabola only one; the other vertex of the diameter being ...

Google previewThe Mechanic's Calculator, or Workman's Memorial Book, etc (1839)

by William GRIER

An Absciss is a part of any diameter contained between its vertex and an ordinate to it. Hence, in the ellipse and hyperbola, every ordinate has two determinate abscisses; but in the parabola only one; the other vertex of the diameter being ...

Google previewMathematics for Practical Men (1833)

by Olinthus Gregory

An absciss is a part of any diameter, contained between its vertex and an ordinate to it; as A K or B K, and D N or E N. Hence, in the ellipse and hyperbola, every ordinate has two abscisses; but in the parabola only one ; the other vertex of the ...

Google previewA New and Enlarged Military Dictionary, Or, Alphabetical Explanation of Technical Terms (1802)

by Charles James

The absciss is that part of the di. ameter which is intercepted between the 12. The dire&trix is the line of mo. tion, along which the describing line or surface is carried in the genesis of any plane or solid figure. - Laws of motion in GUNNERY. 1.

Google previewA complete treatise on Practical Mathematics ... With an appendix on Algebra (1792)

by John MACGREGOR (Teacher of Mathematics.)

The absciss is that part of the diameter intercepted between the ordinate and the curve. Thus, HQis an absciss of the diameter HF. 6. The altitude of the curve is the perpendicular height of the vertex above the horizontal plane. Thus, HQis the ...

Google previewA Treatise on Practical Mensuration, ... containing the most approved Methods of drawing Geometrical Figures; Mensuration; ... Land-Surveying; ... and a Dictionary of the Terms used in Architecture (1816)

by Anthony NESBIT

An absciss is that point of the axis which is contained between the vertex and the ordinate. 12. The parameter of any diameter is a third proportional to that diameter and its conjugate. The parameter is sometimes called the lotus rectum. 13.

Google previewA Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary: Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account ... By Charles Hutton ... Vol. 1. [-2.] (1815)

Ah absciss is a part of any diameter, contained be tween its vertex and an ordinate to it; and every ordinate has two abscisses: as AT and nr, or rev and riv. 12. The. parameter of any diameter, is a third proportional to the diameter and its ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

An absciss is a segment of a diameter contained between its vertex, and an ordinate to it, as A K or B L, and DN or EN, fig. 8 and 10. Hence, in the ellipse and hyperbola, every ordinate has two abscisses, but in the parabola only one; the other ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

Its most simple equation is ac y = x3 + as, and the points through which it is to pass, may be easily found by means of a common parabola, whose absciss is a 3 + b x + c, and an hyperbola, whose absciss is ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)

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An absciss is a segment of a diameter contained between its _vertex. and an ordinate to it, as A K or B L, and D N or E N, fig. 8 and 10. Hence, in the ellipse and hyperbola, every ordinate has two abscisses, but in the parabola only one ;. the ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

If the latus rectum of the curve be denoted by a, the ordinate, MC, by y, and its corresponding absciss, A M, by x ; then the known equation, expressing the relation of x and y, being a x = y2, we have, in this ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

iven eircle, w = a d, or A D any absciss or arc, and y = de, its ordinate, which will be either the fine D E = s, cofine C E = c, versed fine A E = v, tangent A F = t, cotangent G H = T, fecant C F = /, or cosecant C H = a, according to the nature of the ...

Google previewA Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary (1815)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and an Account of the Several Subjects, Comprised Under the Heads Mathemetics, Astronomy, and Philosophy Both Natural and Experimental; with an Historical Account of the Rise, Progress and Present State of These Sciences; Also Memoirs of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Authors, Both Ancient and Modern, who by Their Discoveries Or Improvements Have Contributed to the Advancement of Them by Charles Hutton

And points through which it is to pass may be easily found by means of a common parabola whose absciss is ax1 H- bx □+□ c, and an hyperbola whose absciss is - ; for y will be equal to the sum or difference of the corresponding ordinates of ...

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