Definitions for vinculumˈvɪŋ kyə ləm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vin•cu•lum*ˈvɪŋ kyə ləm(n.)(pl.)-la
a bond signifying union or unity; tie.
Math. a stroke or brace drawn over several members or terms, in order to show that they are to be considered together.
Origin of vinculum:
1655–65; < L: fetter =vinc(īre) to bind +-ulum -ule
A bond or link signifying union.
Any symbol used to group some of the terms in an expression, indicating that that part of the calculation should be done before other parts.
A horizontal line over the top of some of the terms in an expression, indicating that that part of the calculation is to be done before other parts.
Specifically, the horizontal line between the numerator and denominator in a fraction.
A ligament that limits the movement of an organ or part.
Origin: From vinculum, from vincio + -ulum.
a bond of union; a tie
a straight, horizontal mark placed over two or more members of a compound quantity, which are to be subjected to the same operation, as in the expression x2 + y2 - x + y
a band or bundle of fibers; a fraenum
a commissure uniting the two main tendons in the foot of certain birds