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**major axis** n. The longer of the two lines about which an **ellipse** is symmetrical; the axis that passes through both focuses of an **ellipse**. **major axis** n (Mathematics ...

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**Ellipse**. The **semi-major axis** is the mean value of the smallest and largest distances from one focus to the **ellipse**. Now consider the equation in polar coordinates ...

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The major and minor axes of an **ellipse** are diameters (lines through the center) of the **ellipse**. The **major axis** is the longest diameter and the **minor axis** the shortest.

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Examples from the Web for **major-axis** Expand Historical Examples Another groove, J, is made along the longitudinal center of the piece B, to receive the spine of the ...

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In mathematics, an **ellipse** is a curve on a plane that surrounds two focal points such that the sum of the distances to the two focal points is constant for every ...

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The **semi-minor axis** of an **ellipse** runs from the center of the **ellipse** (a point halfway between and on the line running between the foci) to the edge of the **ellipse**.

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noun, Mathematics. 1. the axis of an **ellipse** that is perpendicular to the **major axis** at a point equidistant from the foci.

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Definition of **Major Axis and Minor Axis**. **Major Axis** of an **ellipse** is the line passing through the foci, center, and vertices of of the **ellipse**.

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**major axis**. n. The longer of the two lines about which an **ellipse** is symmetrical; the axis that passes through both focuses of an **ellipse**. **major axis**