orthogonal trajectory


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orthogonal trajectory

[ȯr′thäg·ən·əl trə′jek·tə·rē]
(mathematics)
A curve that intersects all the curves of a given family at right angles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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