geodesic hyperbola

geodesic hyperbola

[¦jē·ə¦des·ik hī′pər·bə·lə]
(mathematics)
The locus of all points on a given surface at which the difference between the geodesic distances to two fixed points is a constant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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