nappe of a cone

hoja de una superficie cónica

English-Spanish mathematics dictionary. . 1964.

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  • nappe — [ nap ] n. f. • v. 1170 nape; lat. mappa « serviette de table » I ♦ Linge qui sert à couvrir la table du repas. La nappe et les serviettes. Nappe blanche; à carreaux. Mettre, ôter la nappe. Nappe en plastique, en papier. ♢ (1508) Liturg. Nappes d …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nappe — [nap] n. 1. Geol. a mass or sheet of rock that has been moved horizontally by geologic forces 2. Geom. either of the two identical portions of a CONE (sense 1c) that meet at the vertex: each portion is equivalent to a right circular cone …   English World dictionary

  • CÔNE DE DÉJECTION — Les matériaux transportés par un torrent en s’accumulant à la sortie du chenal d’écoulement, donc près du niveau de base du torrent, constituent une nappe de sédiments qui s’évase en triangle de l’amont vers l’aval. C’est le cône de déjection du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nappe de la craie — La nappe de la craie est une des plus grandes nappes phréatiques européennes. C est un aquifère majeur, qui fournit de 11 à 12 milliards de m3 d eau par an. Sommaire 1 Localisation et configuration 2 Caractéristiques 3 Histoire de la découverte …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cone (geometry) — Not to be confused with the conical surface.. A right circular cone and an oblique circular cone A cone is an n dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a base (usually flat and circular) to a point called the apex or vertex.… …   Wikipedia

  • Nappe (disambiguation) — In geology a nappe is a complex recumbent fold system. In geometry, a nappe is half of a double cone. In engineering a nappe can also refer to a sheet of water flowing over a dam or similar structure. In cooking, nappe refers to either the… …   Wikipedia

  • nappe — /nap/, n. 1. Geol. a large mass of rock thrust a considerable distance along a nearly horizontal fault plane or in an overturned anticlinal fold. 2. Geom. one of the two equal sections of a cone. [1905 10, Amer.; < F: lit., tablecloth, cloth; OF… …   Universalium

  • nappe — noun Etymology: French, tablecloth, sheet, nappe, from Old French nape more at napkin Date: 1904 1. sheet 6 2. a large mass of rock thrust over other rocks 3. one of the two sheets that lie on opposite sides of the vertex and together make up a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nappe — noun a) the profile of a body of water flowing over an obstruction in a vertical drop to nappe a leg of lamb with glaze. b) either of the two parts of a double cone …   Wiktionary

  • nappe — [[t]næp[/t]] n. math. Geom. one of the two equal sections of a cone • Etymology: 1905–10; < F: lit., tablecloth; OF nappe, nape < L mappa …   From formal English to slang

  • Dandelin spheres — are touching the light blue plane that intersects the cone. In geometry, the Dandelin spheres are one or two spheres that are tangent both to a plane and to a cone that intersects the plane. The intersection of the cone and the plane is a conic… …   Wikipedia

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