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Definition of CATENARY

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Catenary \Cat"e*na*ry\, n.; pl. {Catenaries}. (Geol.) The curve formed by a rope or chain of uniform density and perfect flexibility, hanging freely between two points of suspension, not in the same vertical line. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Catenary \Cat"e*na*ry\, Catenarian \Cat`e*na"ri*an\, a. [L. catenarius, fr. catena a chain. See {Chain}.] Relating to a chain; like a chain; as, a {catenary} curve. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

30 Moby Thesaurus words for "catenary": arc, bow, cadence, catacaustic, caustic, circle, conchoid, crook, curl, curve, decline, decurrence, diacaustic, droop, ellipse, festoon, hook, hyperbola, lapse, lituus, lowering, parabola, sag, sinkage, sinus, slump, submergence, subsidence, swag, tracery


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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