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power of a point


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the result of substituting the coördinates of any point in that expression which being put equal to zero forms the equation of the curve; as, x2 + y2 - 100 is the power of the point x, y, relative to the circle x2 + y2 - 100 = 0.


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