flattenings

All Noun
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  • Here we follow Rapp The alternative expressions for the flattenings would guard against large cancellations in numerical work.
  • All flattenings are zero for a circle (a=b).
  • The flattenings are related to other parameters of the ellipse.
  • Clarke analyzed a larger data set and claimed that it fitted a tri-axial ellipsoid with a polar semi axis (b) and inverse flattenings of for which the difference in equatoreal semi-axes is approximately one mile.
Root form of flattenings is flatten for the verb.

Meaning of flattenings

  • verb Make flat or flatter
    flatten a road, flatten your stomach with these exercises
  • verb Become flat or flatter
    The landscape flattened
  • verb Lower the pitch of (musical notes)