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arcograph

[ ahr-kuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈɑr kəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun Geometry.

an instrument for drawing arcs, having a flexible arc-shaped part adjusted by an extensible straight bar connecting its sides.

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Origin of arcograph

First recorded in 1815–25; arc + -o- + -graph
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British Dictionary definitions for arcograph

arcograph
/ (ˈɑːkəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

geometry an instrument used for drawing arcs without using a central pointAlso called: cyclograph
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