quadratrix


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quadratrix

(kwɒdˈreɪtrɪks)
n, pl -trices (ˈtrɪsiːz)
(Mathematics) maths a curve by which a curved figure, such as a circle, may be squared
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The mechanical construction of the quadratrix is a good example.