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### Definition of Evolutes

**1.** evolute [n] - See also: evolute

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### Literary usage of Evolutes

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**1.** *Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 1800-1900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod* by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)

"... algebraic, as **evolutes**. Stachel, P. Mth. A. and developable surfaces, involutes.
Lancret, 45 (1894) 341-. apparent singularities, when projected from ..."**2.** *A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions* by George Salmon (1865)

"The locus of centres of curvature IB a curve on the polar developable, but is
not one of the system of **evolutes**. Let the first osculating plane MATM" meet ..."**3.** *The Elements of the Differential Calculus; Comprehending the General Theory* by John Radford Young, Michael O'Shannessy (1833)

"Every curve traced on the surface of a sphere, has, for the locus of its **evolutes**,
a conical surface whose vertex is at the centre of the sphere ; because ..."**4.** *A Treatise on Solid Geometry* by Percival Frost, Joseph Wolstenholme (1863)

"**evolutes**. If a be any point in the intersection of the planes normal to PQ, QR,
at their middle points p, q, it has been shewn that ap = aq and they make ..."**5.** *An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory* by Benjamin Williamson (1889)

"**evolutes** and Involutes. — If the centre of curvature for each point on a curve
be p, taken, we get a new curve called the ..."**6.** *A Treatise on Infinitesimal Calculus: Containing Differential and Integral* by Bartholomew Price (1857)

"... may be any number of **evolutes**, all of which will be on the polar surface, and
which may therefore be considered as the locus surface of such **evolutes**. ..."**7.** *Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus* by William Anthony Granville (1904)

"**evolutes**. The locus of the centers of curvature of a given curve is called the
evolute of that curve. Consider the circle of curvature corresponding to a ..."**8.** *A Course of Mathematics: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy* by Charles Hutton, Olinthus Gregory (1843)

"**evolutes** OF CURVES. The length of an evolute may be found in the same manner ...
In respect of the quadrature of **evolutes**, there has been no method yet made ..."