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### Definition of Reciprocals

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

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### Literary usage of Reciprocals

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**1.** *A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on* by George Salmon (1879)

"The number of constants in the case of skew **reciprocals** only exceeding by three
the number of constants in the case of **reciprocals** with regard to a conic, ..."**2.** *The Theory of Screws: A Study in the Dynamics of a Rigid Body* by Robert Stawell Ball (1876)

"Divide[ the six co-**reciprocals** into any two groups A and B of three each, then
it appears from § 111 that the pitch qua- dric of each of these groups is ..."**3.** *Chapters on the Modern Geometry of the Point, Line, and Circle: Being the* by Richard Townsend (1863)

"When two ratios a : b and c : d are **reciprocals** to each other, ... Arithmetic the
numbers nothing and infinity are **reciprocals** to each other, ..."**4.** *A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most* by George Salmon (1879)

"Hence, " the sum of the **reciprocals** of the segments of any focal chord of an
ellipse is constant." We know (p. 185) that this sum is four times the ..."**5.** *A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions* by George Salmon (1874)

"For the **reciprocals** of the tangent cones from that point have the same planes of
circular section (Art. 148), and these **reciprocals** are the asymptotic cones ..."**6.** *A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions* by George Salmon (1865)

"For the **reciprocals** of the tangent cones from that point have the same planes of
circular section (Art. 144), and these **reciprocals** are the asymptotic cones ..."**7.** *A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions* by George Salmon (1862)

"For the **reciprocals** of the tangent cones from that point have the same circular
sections (Art. 141), and these **reciprocals** are the asymptotic cones of the ..."