evolute

noun
evo·​lute | \ ˈe-və-ˌlüt How to pronounce evolute (audio) also ˈē-və- \

Definition of evolute

: the locus of the center of curvature or the envelope of the normals of a curve

First Known Use of evolute

1704, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2020

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“Evolute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evolute. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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