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Meaning of STRICTION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stric"tion\, n. [L. strictio. See {Stringent}.]
The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.

{Line of striction} (Geom.), the line on a skew surface that
   cuts each generator in that point of it that is nearest to
   the succeeding generator.

 

 

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