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### Definition of Nappes

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

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### 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 ..."