circle of Apollonius

circle of Ap·ol·lo·nius \-ˌapəˈlōnyəs, -nēəs\

Definition of circle of Apollonius

  1. :  a circle that is the locus of points the ratio of whose distances from two given fixed points is constant

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Origin and Etymology of circle of apollonius

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

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