Geom. a curve that is the locus of the center of curvature of another curve (called the involute); the envelope of the perpendiculars, or normals, of the involute
Origin of evolute; from Classical Latin evolutus: see evolution
The locus of the centers of curvature of a given curve.
Origin of evoluteFrom Latin &emacron;vol&umacron;tus, past participle of &emacron;volvere, to unroll; see evolve.
- A curve comprising the centers of curvature of another curve.