Definición de evolute en inglés:


Saltos de línea: evo|lute
Pronunciación: /ˈiːvəl(j)uːt
, ˈɛv-/


(also evolute curve) Mathematics
  • A curve which is the locus of the centres of curvature of another curve (its involute).
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    • On 22 January 1769 Monge wrote to Bossut explaining that he was writing a work on the evolutes of curves of double curvature.
    • He defines evolutes and involutes of curves and, after giving some elementary properties, finds the evolutes of the cycloid and of the parabola.
    • Hence a curve has a unique evolute but infinitely many involutes.


Zoology & Botany Volver al principio  
  • Rolled outwards at the edges: an evolute shell
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    • The general shell characters are the evolute coiling and the median keel that is always higher than the lateral ones.
    • The second lineage contained A. nitida, which became more involute and axially compressed on the umbilical side, and its first descendant, A. mckannai, which developed evolute coiling and a moderately wide umbilicus.
    • It essentially separates early (higher scores) and later (lower scores) representatives of the species, which tended to develop evolute coiling through geologic time.


mid 18th century: from Latin evolutus, past participle of evolvere 'roll out' (see evolve).

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