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  • n. A generatrix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as generatrix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geometry, the line or surface from the motion of which a surface or a solid is supposed to be generated or described.

Etymologies

Latin describens, present participle of dēscrībō. (Wiktionary)

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