circle of Apollonius

circle of Ap·​ol·​lo·​nius
: a circle that is the locus of points the ratio of whose distances from two given fixed points is constant

Word History


after Apollonius of Perga, 3d century b.c. Greek mathematician

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“Circle of Apollonius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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