eccentric angle

eccentric angle

[ek¦sen·trik ′ang·əl]
(mathematics)
For an ellipse having semimajor and semiminor angles of lengths a and b respectively, lying along the x and y axes of a coordinate system respectively, and for a point (x,y) on the ellipse, the angle
For a hyperbola having semitransverse and semiconjugate axes of lengths a and b respectively, lying along the x and y axes of a coordinate system respectively, and for a point (x,y) on the hyperbola, the angle
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Grey was winning its battle to be the dominant shade in the hair still sprouting gamely from his head, over a nose sculpted at that mildly eccentric angle much favoured by the English.
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