Normal-developable surface

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This article defines a property that makes sense for a surface embedded in \R^3, viz three-dimensional Euclidean space. The property is invariant under orthogonal transformations and scaling, i.e., under all similarity transformations.
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A surface embedded in \R^3 is said to be normal-developable if there is a curve on the surface such that every normal to the curve also lies on the surface, and further, such that the unions of these normal lines is the whole surface.

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