- n. Plural form of catenary.
“Three thousand hanging strings or "catenaries" totaling 10 miles in length span between the walls of the gallery in precise arrangements.”
“I closed my mouth and studied the silken catenaries.”
“Catena" means "chain" a catenary arc is the shape that a freely hanging chain forms when fixed at each end so I'd guess that "catenate" is either to do with catenaries or with chains.”
“Hydrolley promoters overstate the cost for catenaries, and ignore the glaring problems that face fuel cell vehicles - waste.”
“If trolley buses can run via catenaries, why not cruisers, trucks, and automobiles?”
“A row of inverted catenaries is the kind of surface on which you ride a bicycle vehicle with square wheels.”
“MacArthur examined the fist-sized links and followed the converging and diverging catenaries of the support cables as they swooped down from the cliffs on either side of the river.”
“The spaceport main building was a huge structure with no straight lines; all sweeping parabolas and catenaries, with facets like beaten bright metal.”
“Among the manifold perfumes of blossoms (on planets everywhere to right and left and behind, extravagantly tall stalks and big MURPHY'S HALL flowers of every possible hue and some you would swear were impossible, dreamlike catenaries of vines and labyrinths of creepers) he caught her summary odor.”
“_ -- If the lengths of the links be assumed indefinitely short, the chain under given simple distributions of load will take the form of comparatively simple mathematical curves known as catenaries.”
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The delicious wonderful words that I love terribly dearly and without which, the world would be a less inventive and worthwhile place. Also, ostensibly, the reason 1984 and esperanto secretly suck.
my favorite words from my favorite songs. or: why i love colin meloy & joanna newsom.
Looking for tweets for catenaries.