Robert P. Munafo, 1998 Jan 7.

Colloquial term for a filament, specifically one of the "arms" radiating from a branch point. See also rotational symmetry.

For example, R2F(1/3B) has 3 spokes and R2F(5/8B) has 8.

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2018.     Mu-ency index

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