A net on a surface for which the two families of tangents are orthogonal to each other. Examples of an orthogonal net include an asymptotic net on a minimal surface and a net consisting of curvature lines (see Curvature lines, net of).
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Orthogonal net. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Orthogonal_net&oldid=15259