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shape

(shāp) [AS. sceapan]
1. To mold to a particular form.
2. Outward form; contour.
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Caption: FIGURE 6: The plane figure of blast holes detonation network and the profile map of blast holes (unit: cm).
This indicates that the motion is close to be stable as observed from the phase plane Figure 8(b).
Laczkovich's proof applies not only to circles but to almost any plane figure with a mathematically well-behaved boundary.
Investigate congruence of plane figures after geometric transformations, such as reflection, translation, and rotation, using mirrors, paper folding, and tracing; and
A wide variety of geometrical topics are suitable for this kind of presentation: true size of plane figures, generating slide --and screw-surfaces and even more abstract terms like affinity and collineation can be explained that way.
I hesitated about taking space with a list of the chapter titles, but it will give the flavour of the book: Chapters 1-4, Representing Numbers by Graphical Elements, by Lengths of Segments, by Areas of Plane Figures, by Volumes of Objects; Chapter 5, Identifying Key Elements; Chapters 6 and 7, Employing Isometry and Similarity; Chapter 8, Area-preserving Transformations; Chapter 9, Escaping from the Plane; Chapter 10, Overlaying Tiles; Chapter 11, Playing with Several Copies; Chapter 12, Sequential Frames; Chapter 13, Geometric Dissections.