Complete Definition of "catenary"

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Noun
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  1. geometry The curve described by a flexible chain or a rope if it is supported at each end and is acted upon only by no other forces than a uniform gravitational force due to its own weight.
  2. nautical The curve of an anchor cable from the seabed to the vessel; it should be horizontal at the anchor so as to bury the flukes

Translations
curve
French: chaînette f
German: Kettenlinie f
Swedish: kedjekurva c

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Revision and Credits for"catenary"
  • 2007-06-17 03:21 - AutoFormat - gender -[[chaînette]] ''f'' +[[chaînette]] {{f}}, gender -[[Kettenlinie]] ''f'' +[[Kettenlinie]] {{f}}, gender -[[kedjekurva]] ''c'' +[[kedjekurva]] {{c}}

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