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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Arthur Cayley, an English mathematician (1821–95).
  • n. In mathematics, a curve of the sixth order and third class, invented by the English mathematician Arthur Cayley (1853), and called by him the pippian. It is the envelop of the pairs of right lines which constitute polar conics relative to any cubic curve.

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