[ fre-ney ]
/ frɛˈneɪ /
one of a set of formulas for finding the curvature and torsion of a plane or space curve in terms of vectors tangent or normal to the curve.
THIS WEEK’S WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS POSITIVELY FELICIFIC
Do you study our Words of the Day with great assiduity? See how many you remember from March 30 to April 5!
Question 1 of 7
Origin of Frenet formula
named after their discoverer, Jean (or Frédéric) Frenet (1816–1900), French mathematician
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020