simple arc


noun Mathematics.

a curve that does not cross itself and has no points missing; a curve that can be put into one-to-one correspondence with the closed interval from 0 to 1.

Nearby words

  1. simper,
  2. simpering,
  3. simple,
  4. simple absence,
  5. simple algebraic extension,
  6. simple carbohydrate,
  7. simple closed curve,
  8. simple dislocation,
  9. simple enumeration,
  10. simple epithelium

Also called Jordan arc.

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