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radical axis

noun, Geometry.
the line such that tangents drawn from any point of the line to two given circles are equal in length.
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First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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radical axis

a line from any point of which tangents to two given circles are of equal length. It is the line joining the points of intersection of two circles
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