noun Mathematics, Mechanics.
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The annexed fig. 70 exhibits the various cases, with the hodograph in its proper orientation.
For applications of the hodograph to the solution of kinematical problems see Mechanics.
So that we have in the circling electro-magnetic Aether currents a physical explanation for the Hodograph of any planet.Aether and Gravitation|William George Hooper
In the motion of a projectile under gravity the hodograph is a vertical line described with constant velocity.
The pole O of the hodograph is inside on or outside the circle, according as the orbit is an ellipse, parabola or hyperbola.