Definition of Nappes

1. Noun. (plural of nappe) ¹



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Definition of Nappes

1. nappe [n] - See also: nappe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nappes

napkinless
napkinned
napkins
napless
napoleons
napoo
napooed
napooing
napoos
nappa
nappas
nappe
napped
napper
nappers
nappes (current term)
nappie
nappier
nappies
nappiest
nappiness
nappinesses
napping
nappings
nappish
nappishness
nappy
nappy rash
nappy rashes
nappyhead

Literary usage of Nappes

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1. Elements of Analytic Geometry by Joseph Johnston Hardy (1897)
"The Hyperboloid of Revolution of Two nappes. — The surface generated by revolving an hyperbola about its transverse axis is called an hyperboloid of ..."

2. Elements of Analytical Geometry by Albert Ensign Church (1851)
"INDETERMINATE GEOMETRY. for the equation of the hyperboloid of two nappes, referred to its centre and axes. 212. If m = n, equation (1) of the preceding ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Analytic Geometry: Embracing Plane Geometry and an by Edward Albert Bowser (1884)
"If the hyperbola revolves about its transverse axis, the surface generated is called an Hyperboloid of Revolution of Two nappes; each branch of the ..."

4. Elements of Descriptive Geometry by George Frederick Blessing, Lewis Andrew Darling (1912)
"An hyperboloid of revolution of two nappes is a double curved surface of revolution generated by revolving an hyperbola about its transverse axis. ..."

5. Elements of Differential and Integral Calculus by Simon Newcomb (1887)
"The Hyperboloid of Revolution of Two nappes. This figure is formed by the revolution of an hyperbola about its transverse axis. The general expression for ..."

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