tangent plane

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To the line joining the centres of the two pencils as a line in one corresponds in the other the tangent plane at its centre.

Every plane which cuts a quadric surface in a line-pair is a tangent plane.

If it lies at the infinity, the plane at infinity is a tangent plane, and the surface is called a paraboloid.

An osculating plane of the curve (see 38 below) is a tangent plane of the torse all along a generating line.

This means of course that the spiral has been cut by a plane parallel to the tangent plane.


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