Circumcenter

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Cir`cum`cen´ter


n.1.(Geom.) The center of a circle that circumscribes a triangle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The control conditions for curvature control using the three-point method are as follows: find the circumscribed circle of the triangle formed by three adjacent points, and the curvature radius of the circumscribed circle can be obtained.
The radius of the circumscribed circle (the projection circle) has the value of 2,441244516a.
Relationships between the sides of the triangle, corresponding angles and the radius of the circumscribed circle are very useful in applications.
a "center of a circumscribed circle" or a "circumcenter" of the given polygon.) Then a plot will be drawn of a convex solid the vertices of which are the "centers of the faces of a regular octahedron." And again, regularity of the resulting solid will have to be verified.
Therefore, the peaks of the piston form an equilateral triangle with the radius of the circumscribed circle equal to c and the radius of the inscribed circle equal to c /2 .
It is known that the radius of the circumscribed circle of this triangle is R = D[square root]3/3 where D is the length of the side of the equilateral triangle.