a plane curve generated by the loci of points p and pprime; on a straight line that intersects the y-axis at a point n and the minus x-axis at a fixed point q, such that pn = npprime; = on, as on changes, where o is the origin. Equation: y 2 = x 2 (x + a)/(a − x).
The curve traced out by points P and P’ which lie on lines through a fixed point A where the midpoint M of PP’ is on a fixed line and the absolute value |PM| equals the absolute value |P’M| equals the absolute value |MO|, where O is the projection of A onto that fixed line.
noun, Pathology. 1. a papular eruption of the skin, especially in infants, occurring in several forms and usually harmless. strophulus stroph·u·lus (strŏf’yə-ləs) n. See heat rash.
noun 1. a person who strops. 2. a mechanical instrument for honing double-edged blades for safety razors.
noun 1. a person who strops. 2. a mechanical instrument for honing double-edged blades for safety razors. noun 1. any of several devices for sharpening razors, especially a strip of leather or other flexible material. 2. Also, strap. Nautical, Machinery. a rope or a band of metal surrounding and supporting a block, deadeye, etc. a […]
adjective, stroppier, stroppiest. British Informal. 1. bad-tempered or hostile; quick to take offense. adjective -pier, -piest 1. (Brit, informal) angry or awkward