Origin

*ortho-* + Ancient Greek meaning "to cleave".

Origin

*ortho-* + Ancient Greek meaning "to cleave".

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- That there exists a point such that the tangents from this point to the four spheres are equal, and that with this point as centre, and the length of the tangent as radius, a sphere may be described which cuts, the four spheres at right angles; this "
**orthotomic**" sphere corresponds to the orthogonal circle of a system of circles. - Secondary caustics are
**orthotomic**curves having the reflected or refracted rays as normals, and consequently the proper caustic curve, being the envelope of the normals, is their evolute.

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