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equiangular spiral

Line breaks: equi|angu¦lar spiral

Definition of equiangular spiral in English:

noun

Geometry
A spiral such that the angle between the tangent and the radius vector is the same for all points of the spiral. Also called logarithmic spiral.
Example sentences
  • The evolute and the involute of an equiangular spiral is an identical equiangular spiral.
  • A sawtooth road, for instance, requires a wheel pasted together from pieces of an equiangular spiral.
  • Given a set of equiangular lines, let c be the cosine of the common angle.

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