curved surface

curved surface

[′kərvd ′sər·fəs]
(mathematics)
A surface having no part that is a plane surface.
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Science, technology, and society: How Earth's curved surface is represented differently in various map projections, which distort the shape and size of land areas.
Also, most methods proposed can only be used with a polyhedral model, which assumes the component has only planar surfaces and limits their applicability to standard accurate curved surface models in commercial CAD systems.
4] pattern on the specimen is readily visible in the images collected by camera 2 and will be used to define the curved surface of the anisotropic tissue.
According to Sonoco, the material can be absolutely flat or shaped for use in curved surface applications.
But here, the sad confirmation of our mortality is not achieved through a distorted image that a particular tool can make legible, as in a true anamorphosis, but rather through the tool itself, namely, the cylinder in which our image is reflected, slightly distorted by the curved surface.
Includes curved surface adaptors for Charger, SoundOff
The XF-302 is a 5 mil woven nylon cloth with a I mil aggressive adhesive that will not flag or otherwise detach from a rounded or curved surface.
Unlike previous contact lens displays, which are limited to a few small pixels to make up an image, the new technology allows the whole curved surface of the lens to be used.
Connecting them, and forming the basis of the curved surface, are thin horizontal steel trusses: clearly, the basic structure does resemble that of a leaf, but the pattern has been altered and abstracted to translate it to a form that can be built.
It is impossible to show the curved surface of the Earth on a flat map with complete accuracy.
From Anderson's point of view, drawbacks of SLA included the inability to produce aesthetically critical parts with complex surfaces, since the technology makes tiny steps or facets in a curved surface.
It dimples the sheet and any object on the curved surface rolls toward the ball, as if impelled by a force.