arcograph

[ahr-kuh-graf, -grahf]

noun Geometry.

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

Nearby words

  1. arcked,
  2. arcking,
  3. arcm,
  4. arcmin,
  5. arco,
  6. arcology,
  7. arcosolium,
  8. arcs,
  9. arcsec,
  10. arcsin

Origin of arcograph

First recorded in 1815–25; arc + -o- + -graph

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British Dictionary definitions for arcograph

arcograph

noun

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