An older term, hardly used nowadays (2000), for an isolated point, or hermit point, of a plane algebraic curve (cf. also Algebraic curve).
For instance, the point is an acnode of the curve in .
|[a1]||R.J. Walker, "Algebraic curves" , Princeton Univ. Press (1950) (Reprint: Dover 1962)|
Acnode. M. Hazewinkel (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Acnode&oldid=15498