witch of Agnesi(redirected from Agnésienne)
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witch of Agnesi[′wich əv än′nyā·zē]
The curve, symmetric about the y axis and asymptotic in both directions to the x axis, given by x 2 y = 4 a 2(2 a-y). Also known as versiera.
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