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simple closed curve

noun, Mathematics.
1.
a curve that is closed and that has no loops or points missing; a curve for which there exists a homeomorphism mapping it to a circle.
Also called Jordan curve.
Origin of simple closed curve
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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