witch of Agnesiplay
Definition of witch of Agnesi
: a plane cubic curve that is symmetric about the y-axis and approaches the x-axis as an asymptote and that has the equation x2y = 4a2(2a − y)
Origin and Etymology of witch of agnesi
Maria Gaetana Agnesi †1799 Italian mathematician; witch, translation of Italian versiera cubic curve (influenced by Italian versiera female demon)
First Known Use: 1875See Words from the same year
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