Vinculum

Vinculum

[ving-kyuh-luhm]
A vinculum (pl. vincula) is a bond or tie, specifically:

  • Vinculum (symbol), a mathematical symbol used for grouping. The line between the numerator and the denominator of a common fraction.
  • Vinculum (mapping), a symbol indicating that two land parcels are owned by one person. The symbol is shown spanning the common boundary, or across a road between the lots.
  • Vinculum (ligament), a ligament that limits movement
  • Vinculum (Star Trek), The heart of a Borg ship

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