convex curve

convex curve

[′kän‚veks ′kərv]
(mathematics)
A plane curve for which any straight line that crosses the curve crosses it at just two points.
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I try to work it out - open ocean speed, distance from here to North Africa, what the fetch between those shores and the origin of the low pressure must have been, the convex curve of the swell line across the Atlantic basin.
The out-board side of the JOX pouch retains the speedloader using a flat-walled convex curve while the in-board side secures the top of the speedloader with a distinctive half-moon gripping lip.
When the glass is full, the water brims over the top without spilling, the convex curve of liquid held in place like a drawn bowstring.
convex/concave surface has typical K(s) graph procedure from line to convex curve.
However, straightness alone is not enough - on the inside of the leg, the calf needs to have a well-defined convex curve, short, but pronounced, say researchers.
Then there's 27 yards of up-sloping fringe rough to a green - which itself goes on rising on a convex curve.
5 immediately imply the so-called Cauchy-Crofton formula, which enables the rectification of a closed convex curve by finding its mean width [bar.
000001 Note: Pattern 3 is called the most convex curve in the text because the expense ratio has the highest decreasing rate of 2.
It describes the appearance of finger nails which form a pronounced convex curve.
The long, convex curve of the waterside at Marina East has remained a central inspiration in our design.
Empirical support for a convex curve would imply that [[beta].
The soles, which have a convex curve, are made from multi-layered high-tech materials.