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Definition: Principal section
, a. [F., from L. principalis. See
1. Highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or
degree; most considerable or important; chief; main; as,
the principal officers of a Government; the principal men
of a state; the principal productions of a country; the
principal arguments in a case.
Wisdom is the principal thing. --Prov. iv. 7.
2. Of or pertaining to a prince; princely. [A Latinism]
. See Axis of a curve
, under Axis
Principal axes of a quadric
(Geom.), three lines in which
the principal planes of the solid intersect two and two,
as in an ellipsoid.
. (Law) See under Challenge
. See Plane of projection
(a), under Plane
Principal of a quadric
(Geom.), three planes each of which
is at right angles to the other two, and bisects all
chords of the quadric perpendicular to the plane, as in an
(Persp.), the projection of the point of
sight upon the plane of projection.
(Persp.), the line drawn through the point of
sight perpendicular to the perspective plane.
(Crystallog.), a plane passing through
the optical axis of a crystal.