# witch of Agnesi

a plane curve symmetrical about the y-axis and asymptotic to the x-axis, given by the equation x2y=4a2(2a−y).

## Origin of witch of Agnesi

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- Also called versiera.

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## British Dictionary definitions for witch of Agnesi

/ (ɑːnˈjeɪzɪ) /

maths a plane curve, symmetrical about the y- axis, having the equation x ² y = 4 a ²(2 a – y): Sometimes shortened to: witch

## Origin of witch of Agnesi

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## Scientific definitions for witch of Agnesi

[ wĭch əv än-yā′zē ]

A planar cubic curve that is symmetric about the y-axis and that approaches the x-axis as an asymptote. Its equation is x2y = 4a2(2a - y), where a is a constant.

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