transverse axis


transverse axis

transverse axis Word Origin noun Geometry.

  1. the axis of a hyperbola that passes through the two foci.
  2. the segment of such an axis included between the vertices of the hyperbola.

Origin of transverse axis First recorded in 1695–1705 Also called transverse.

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