Meaning of CATENARY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kəˈti:nərɪ ]

n. & adj. --n. (pl. -ies) a curve formed by a uniform chain hanging freely from two points not in the same vertical line. --adj. of or resembling such a curve. øcatenary bridge a suspension bridge hung from such chains. [L catenarius f. catena chain]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.