**Developable** — De*vel op*a*ble, a. Capable of being developed. J. Peile. [1913 Webster] {Developable surface} (Math.), a surface described by a moving right line, and such that consecutive positions of the generator intersect each other. Hence, the surface can… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Developable** — In mathematics, the term developable may refer to: A developable space in general topology. A developable surface in geometry. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link … Wikipedia

**developable** — develop ► VERB (developed, developing) 1) become or make larger or more advanced. 2) start to exist, experience, or possess. 3) convert (land) to a new purpose, especially by constructing buildings. 4) treat (a photographic film) with chemicals… … English terms dictionary

**developable** — adj. that can be developed. Phrases and idioms: developable surface Geom. a surface that can be flattened into a plane without overlap or separation, e.g. a cylinder … Useful english dictionary

**Developable surface** — Developable De*vel op*a*ble, a. Capable of being developed. J. Peile. [1913 Webster] {Developable surface} (Math.), a surface described by a moving right line, and such that consecutive positions of the generator intersect each other. Hence, the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Developable surface** — In mathematics, a developable surface is a surface with zero Gaussian curvature. That is, it is a surface that can be flattened onto a plane without distortion (i.e. stretching or compressing ). Conversely, it is a surface which can be made by… … Wikipedia

**developable surface** — noun A surface (in more than two dimensions, a plane is trivially developable) that can be flattened into a plane without distortion … Wiktionary

**developable** — adjective see develop … New Collegiate Dictionary

**developable** — See develop. * * * … Universalium

**developable** — adj. can be developed, possible to develop … English contemporary dictionary