radical axis


nounGeometry.
  1. the line such that tangents drawn from any point of the line to two given circles are equal in length.

Origin of radical axis

1
First recorded in 1840–50

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radical axis

noun
  1. a line from any point of which tangents to two given circles are of equal length. It is the line joining the points of intersection of two circles

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