Lissajous figure
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EtymologyEdit
After French mathematician Jules Antoine Lissajous, who invented an apparatus that projected such figures onto a wall.
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Lissajous figure (plural Lissajous figures)
 (mathematics) A plane curve traced by a point which executes two perpendicular independent harmonic motions, the frequencies of which are in a simple ratio.
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plane curve

