HyperDic: semimajor_axis

English > 1 sense of the expression semimajor axis:
NOUNcognitionsemimajor axisone-half the major axis of an ellipse
English > semimajor axis: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaningone-half the major axis of an ellipse; the distance from the center of an ellipse to one end.
Part ofmajor axisThe longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid
BroaderaxisA straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions

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