Catenary

Definition of Catenary

Cat´e`na`ry
a.1.Relating to a chain; like a chain; as, a catenary curve.
n.1.(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.

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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
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