current curve

current curve

[′kər·ənt ‚kərv]
(oceanography)
In marine operations, a graphic representation of the flow of a current, consisting of a rectangular-coordinate graph on which speed is represented by the ordinates and time by the abscissas.
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That is, the time region at which rapid increase in v is occurring or vigorous vulcanization is occurring, coincided with that for the electrical current curve.
The study described in this article evaluated the validity of current curve speed criteria for modern vehicles.
Edmunds realized - way ahead of the current curve - that business and architectural design should mix and that the result is a powerful creative factor in how a business can succeed and stay ahead of the competition," noted Chris Mitchell, a Managing Principal at Studios Architecture.
TFIT provides the results in tabular form or as a current curve displayed on the designer's SPICE simulator.
Noting the best indicator for interest rates at the start of tha past three years has been the Treasury bond yield curve, Ciccarone assert that the current curve is relatively flat signaling the market's optimism that there's more room for rates to fall.
Recently she seems to have put on a few pounds, but keeping her current curves - not putting on more - would be healthier than starving herself back into those denim shorts.