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A curve drawn on polar coordinates around a fixed point, as in a polar diagram.
- ‘One pleasant surprise was the unveiling of graceful polar curves known as limaçons from the deceptively simple equation r = b + a cos.’
- ‘Steve Pearson discusses some aspects of the polar curves displayed on the Wills Wing web site.’
- ‘However, the bird rarely glided with wings fully extended, and moreover geometry of decelerating glides cannot readily be deduced from a constant-speed glide polar curve.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.