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Lemniscate [lem-nis-kate]
noun

Definition
A plane curve generated by the locus of the point at which a variable tangent to a rectangular hyperbola intersects a perpendicular from the center to the tangent. Equation: r 2=2a2cosθ.

Or... y'know.. one of these:



Etymology
Latin, lēmniscātus - adorned with ribbons.


Usage
Thoroughly confusing his readership with mathematical wizardry, nerdfury decided it was easierr to just show everyone what a lemniscate was, thereby providing everyone with a new word they could slip into sentences. Remember, though: It's not okay to say "I could totally eat at this burger place for lemniscate!" or "Snap bracelets and rhinestone-studded denim jackets will never go out of style - they'll live on for lemniscate!"

It is, however, to use the word in those ways if the person you're talking to is too stupid to pick up on it!
Tags: l, latin, noun, wordsmith: nerdfury
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