spiral of Archimedes

noun phrase spiral of Ar·chi·me·des \ -ˌär-kə-ˈmē-dēz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spiral of Archimedes

:a plane curve that is generated by a point moving away from or toward a fixed point at a constant rate while the radius vector from the fixed point rotates at a constant rate and that has the equation ρ = a θ in polar coordinates

Origin and Etymology of spiral of archimedes

Archimedes


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