Definition of transition curve in English:

Share this entry

transition curve

noun

A curve of constantly changing radius, used to connect a circular arc to a straight line or to an arc of different curvature.
Example sentences
  • Use of phase diagrams consisting of solubility curve and liquid-liquid phase transition curve is the basic strategy in selecting the solution parameters conducive to protein crystallization.
  • As one jumps from one pattern of activity to another, a clear slope discontinuity is observed along the transition curve.
  • Heterogeneity will have a negligible impact on the overall network behavior here, because the system is far from the transition curve.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tran|si¦tion curve

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.