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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Imagine if you were unable to use your arms to do anything (let alone get dressed), or used a wheelchair and needed to have easy access to a catheter, or had a spine with a significant convex curve that made pressing up against any flat surface painful, or had muscles that spasm.
Arc I is the convex curve along the proximal surfaces of scaphoid, lunate, and triquetrum, arc II is the concave curve along the distal surfaces of scaphoid, lunate, and triquetrum, and arc III is the convex curve along the proximal surfaces of capitate and hamate.
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.
19-inch flat mirror to one with a very weak convex curve,"Ed says.
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.
A centrally symmetric, closed, convex curve C is called a Radon curve if it has the following property:
The phone has a convex curve on both the front and the rear panel.