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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 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 Gauging (1822)

by Anthony Nesbit, W. Little

An absciss is that part of the axis which is contained between the vertex and the ordinate. 11. The parameter of any diameter is a third proper- tional to that diameter and its conjugate. The parameter is sometimes called the lalits rectum. 12.

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 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 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 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 previewTreatise on Practical Mensuration in Eight Parts (1838)

by A. Nesbit

An absciss is that part 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 latus rectum. 13.

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 previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

Absciss. 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; ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. N - R by William Nicholson

to it; then shall the square of the perpendicular, DH', be equal to the rectangle contained under the absciss HF, and the parameter of the axis, or to four times the rectangle H F B. 1. When the diameter is the axis; let DH be perpendicular B C, ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

to it ; then shall the square of the perpen- dicuhtr, DH', be eqnal to the rectangle contained tmder the absciss H F, and the parameter of the axis, or to four times the rectangle H F B. 1. When the diameter is the axis; let D H be perpendicular BC, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

If an ordinate be drawn to any diameter of a parabola, the rectangle under the absciss and the parameter of the diameter is equal to the square of the semi- ordinate. LET HBh be an ordinate to the diameter PK, the rectangle contained by PB ...

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

Therefore EL' = 4 times the rectangle L D A, or the rectangle contained under the absciss L D, and the parameter of the diameter A D : and from this property Apollonius ...

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