Umbilic


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Um`bil´ic


n.1.The navel; the center.
2.(Geom.) An umbilicus. See Umbilicus, 5 (b).
a.1.(Anat.) See Umbilical, 1.
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Perlick, "On totally umbilic submanifolds of semi-Riemannian manifolds," Nonlinear Analysis, Theory, Methods and Applications, vol.
Riccardo Borghi, "Evaluation of Cuspoid and Umbilic Diffraction Catastrophes of Codimension Four," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 28:5 (2011), 887-96.
From the wild blue yonder to the deep seas: The former Mexican Ambassador Tomas Calvillo Unna opted to remain in Manila as consultant to an SM foundation project coming up in the reclaimed area jutting Manila Bay - the "Museo del GaleAaAaAeA n", a remembrance of the umbilic cord between Acapulco and Manila.
Other aspects of Catastrophe Theory include Elementary Catastrophes, the potential functions of one active variable (Fold Catastrophe, Cusp Catastrophe, Swallowtail Catastrophe, and Butterfly Catastrophe), potential functions of two active variables (Hyperbolic Umbilic Catastrophe, Elliptic Umbilic Catastrophe, and Parabolic Umbilic Catastrope) and Arnold's notation, which are beyond the scope of this paper.
For the team that constructed the Umbilic Torus SC, the implications of a project benefactor who values the combination of the words 'renaissance' and 'technologies' is no mere coincidence," said John Danko, president, Danko Arlington.