Semicubical

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Semicubical (Math) Of or pertaining to the square root of the cube of a quantity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • semicubical Of the degree whose exponent is now used only in the expression semicubical parabola—that is, a parabola whose equation is . See parabola.
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Usage

In literature:

At the age of 19, in 1657, he gave the first rectification of the semicubical parabola.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
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In science:

In and we considered tangential families with singular support (the singularity being a semicubic cusp).
Simple tangential families and perestroikas of their envelopes
Capitanio, G.: On the envelope of 1-parameter families of curves tangent to a semicubic cusp, C. R.
Simple tangential families and perestroikas of their envelopes
Capitanio, G.: Singularities of envelopes of curves tangent to a semicubic cusp.
Simple tangential families and perestroikas of their envelopes
The vacuum field noise of semicubical parabolas can be fitted by a Wien-type spectrum, the radiometric parameter then corresponding to both curvature and torsion.
Noninertial quantum mechanical fluctuations
It is convenient to represent Legendrians by their front projections to the xz plane, which are (a collection of ) oriented closed curves with no vertical tangencies, whose only singularities are transverse double points and semicubical cusps.
A skein approach to Bennequin type inequalities
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