Achsenspiegelung

English translation: reflection about an axis

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German term or phrase:Achsenspiegelung
English translation:reflection about an axis

14:14 Sep 26, 2004
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Science - Mathematics & Statistics / Geometry
German term or phrase: Achsenspiegelung
Erzeugung von Parallelverschiebung und Drehung aus Achsenspiegelung
(Geometrie)
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reflection about an axis
Explanation:
It means basically this: the image of each point is the same distance from the axis as the point itself, but in the opposite direction. This is what we normally call reflection in plane (2-D) geometry. In three dimensions, it corresponds to a rotation of half a turn (180 degrees, pi radians) about the axis.
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reflection about an axis


Explanation:
It means basically this: the image of each point is the same distance from the axis as the point itself, but in the opposite direction. This is what we normally call reflection in plane (2-D) geometry. In three dimensions, it corresponds to a rotation of half a turn (180 degrees, pi radians) about the axis.

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