• Definition for "hodograph"
    • A curve explained because of the going extremity…
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hodograph definition

  • noun:
    • A curve explained because of the going extremity of a line another end which is fixed, this range being constantly parallel to your direction of motion of, and achieving its size constantly proportional towards the velocity of, a place transferring any road; -used in investigations respecting central causes.
    • A curve explained by the moving extremity of a line another end that is fixed, this line being constantly parallel into the course of movement of, and having its length continuously proportional towards velocity of, a spot moving in any course; -used in investigations respecting central forces.
    • A curve the radius vector of which signifies in magnitude and course the velocity of a moving particle. It had been invented by Sir W. R. Hamilton.
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