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Definition of the noun binormal

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  1. [mathematics] A line that is at right angles to both the normal and the tangent of a point on a curve and, together with them, forms three cartesian axes

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Google previewElements of Quaternions (1901)

by Sir William Rowan Hamilton

And the same binormal is a generating line of the parabolic cylinder also, because that cylinder passes through p, and all its generating lines are perpendicular to the last mentioned plane. It is sufficient however to observe, on the side of ...

Google previewOrdinary Differential Equations in the Complex Domain (1997)

by Einar Hille

The binormal is a unit vector orthogonal to the tangent and the principal normal and properly oriented. The formulas of Frenet we can interpret as simultaneous first order vector DE's satisfied by the moving trihedral. They are named after Jean ...

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)

by Eric W. Weisstein

Binormal ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics (2013)

Volume 6: Subject Index — Author Index by Michiel Hazewinkel

(refers to binormal, natural parameter) Frénet frame [15A03, 53-XX, 53-03,

(referred to in: Binormal; Darboux vector, Frame; ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

CONICAL REFRACTION OF LIGHT WAVES A special type refraction of lightin optically biaxial crystals observed during propagation in the direction of any binormal optical axis (see Crystal optics). In conical refraction the thin polarized light ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Biostatistics for Medical Professionals (2016)

by Abhaya Indrayan, Martin P. Holt

Binormal distribution is commonly used ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Y -9 a_n>d the binormal, respectively, are found as follows. If OV, 0V' be vectors representing the velocities at two ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary, (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

binormal (bi-nor'mal), n. [< bi-2 + nor-mob] 1n -math. , a normal to two consecutive elements of a curve in space; 9. norQ mal perpendicular to the __. < L. binominis, osculating lane. binotate, inotated (bin6' tat, ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

binormal Mathematics, the binormal to a curve at a point P in Euclidean 3-space is the vector passing through P that is normal to the osculating plane of the curve at P. The direction of the vector is chosen so that, ...

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Binormal Meaning

Video shows what binormal means. A line that is at right angles to both the normal and the tangent of a point on a curve and, together with them, forms three ...

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