Generatrix meaning

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A geometric element that generates a geometric figure, especially a straight line that generates a surface by moving in a specified fashion.
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(math.) A point, line, or plane whose motion generates a curve, plane, or figure.
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A geometric element that generates a geometric figure, especially a straight line that generates a surface by moving in a specified fashion.
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(geometry) A curve that, when rotated about an axis, produces a solid figure.
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Origin of generatrix

  • From Latin generatrix, from generator + feminine suffix -trix.

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