# Archimedean spiral

Archimedean spiral
A spiral that increases in distance from the point of origin at a constant rate.

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• Archimedean spiral — The Archimedean spiral (also known as the arithmetic spiral) is a spiral named after the 3rd century BC Greek mathematician Archimedes. It is the locus of points corresponding to the locations over time of a point moving away from a fixed point… …   Wikipedia

• archimedean spiral — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : a plane curve generated by a point moving away from or toward a fixed point at a constant rate while the radius vector from the fixed point rotates at a constant rate * * * Archimedean spiral noun The curve… …   Useful english dictionary

• Archimedean spiral — Archimedo spiralė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Archimedean spiral; Archimedes spiral vok. Archimedische Spirale, f rus. архимедова спираль, f; спираль Архимеда, f pranc. spirale d’Archimède, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

• Archimedean — means of or pertaining to or named in honor of the Greek mathematician Archimedes. These are most commonly:* Archimedean property * Archimedean absolute value * Archimedean solid * Archimedean point * Archimedean tiling * Archimedean spiral *… …   Wikipedia

• Spiral — In mathematics, a spiral is a curve which emanates from a central point, getting progressively farther away as it revolves around the point.piral or helixA spiral and a helix are two terms that are easily confused, but represent different objects …   Wikipedia

• Spiral of Theodorus — In geometry, the spiral of Theodorus (also called square root spiral or Einstein spiral ) is a spiral composed of contiguous right triangles. It was first constructed by Theodorus of Cyrene.ConstructionThe spiral is started with an isosceles… …   Wikipedia

• spiral of Archimedes — noun A spiral that increases in distance from the point of origin at a constant rate. Syn: Archimedean spiral, arithmetic spiral …   Wiktionary

• spiral of archimedes — Usage: usually capitalized A : archimedean spiral * * * Geom. a curve that is the locus of a point that moves outward with uniform speed along a vector, beginning at the origin, while the vector rotates about the origin with uniform angular… …   Useful english dictionary

• Archimedean screw — sraigtinis konvejeris statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. Archimedean screw; helical conveyor; helical screw conveyor; helicoid conveyor; screw conveyer; screw conveyor; spiral conveyor vok. Archimedesche Schraube, f; Förderschnecke,… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

• archimedean — adj. of or associated with the Greek mathematician Archimedes (d. 212 BC). Phrases and idioms: Archimedean screw a device of ancient origin for raising water by means of a spiral tube …   Useful english dictionary