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British Dictionary definitions for crunode

crunode

noun
  1. a point at which two branches of a curve intersect, each branch having a distinct tangent; node

Word Origin

C19: cru- from Latin crux cross + node
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Historical Examples

  • In this case the centre is a crunode and the curve resembles fig. 5.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4

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