Noun Acnode Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acnode

Pronunciation:

/ˈaknəʊd/

Definition:
1.

noun

An isolated point whose coordinates satisfy the equation of a particular curve, but which has no neighbouring points lying on the curve.
    ((n.) An isolated point not upon a curve, but whose coordinates satisfy the equation of the curve so that it is considered as belonging to the curve.)


    Origin:
    Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Cayley (1821–1895), mathematician. From classical Latin acus needle + node.

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