a spring formed from two leaf springs having their convex sides outward.
What Exactly Is The Spring Equinox?We get pretty excited about the spring equinox bringing us out of winter and officially starting the season of spring. But what exactly is the spring equinox? And does an equinox happen at the start of every season? First, let’s get into the equinox, which actually occurs just twice a year. The word equinox comes from Latin and means “equality of night and day.” So, the …
“Spring Forward, Fall Back” And Other Memory Tricks You’ve Probably ForgottenMnemonics (named after the Greek goddess of memory) are tricky little linguistic devices used to remember something ... and great mnemonics never go out of fashion. Let's take a look at a few.
- elliptic function,
- elliptic geometry,
- elliptic integral,
- elliptic paraboloid,
- elliptical amputation,
- elliptical galaxy,
- elliptical light,
- elliptical polarization
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