centre of curvature

noun

the point on the normal at a given point on a curve on the concave side of the curve whose distance from the point on the curve is equal to the radius of curvature

Nearby words

  1. centrally,
  2. centre,
  3. centre bit,
  4. centre forward,
  5. centre half,
  6. centre of gravity,
  7. centre of mass,
  8. centre of pressure,
  9. centre pass,
  10. centre punch

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