witch-agnesi

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witch of Agnesi   (wĭch əv än-yā'zē)  Pronunciation Key 
A planar cubic curve that is symmetric about the y-axis and that approaches the x-axis as an asymptote. Its equation is x2y = 4a2(2a - y), where a is a constant.
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