Definition of radius of curvature in English:
The radius of a circle that touches a curve at a given point and has the same tangent and curvature at that point.
- The display can be flexed in all directions and bent to form a curve with a radius of curvature of less than 20 cm, Tosh says.
- In the paper Friedmann showed that the radius of curvature of the universe can be either an increasing or a periodic function of time.
- In the same year he published a paper giving a lower limit for the radius of curvature of space as 2500 light years.
Definition of radius of curvature in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan