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radius of curvature

Saltos de línea: ra¦dius of curva|ture

Definición de radius of curvature en inglés:

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Mathematics
The radius of a circle which touches a curve at a given point and has the same tangent and curvature at that point.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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