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evolute

  

      n  
1    a geometric curve that describes the locus of the centres of curvature of another curve (the involute). The tangents to the evolute are at right angles to the involute  
      adj  
2      (Biology)   having the margins rolled outwards  
     (C19: from Latin evolutus unrolled, from evolvere to roll out, evolve)  
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