noun, plural cat·e·nar·ies.
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Origin of catenary
Words nearby catenary
Example sentences from the Web for catenary
The surface formed by revolving the catenary about its directrix is named the alysseide.
How to pass this snow catenary I knew not, for I did not think a human foot could trust itself upon so frail a support.
Soon after recrossing the snow catenary already mentioned we quitted the ridge to get obliquely along the slope of the pyramid.
The only surface of revolution having this property is the catenoid formed by the revolution of a catenary about its directrix.
One of the most laborious and practically useful works of Giddy was a treatise on the properties of the Catenary Curve.Cornish Characters|S. Baring-Gould