centre of curvature

centre of curvature
noun
the center of the circle of curvature
Hypernyms: ↑center, ↑centre, ↑midpoint

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centre of curvature
(of a curve) the centre of the circle which can be superimposed on it on the concave side
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Main Entry:centre

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