Elliptic Point

elliptic point

[ə′lip·tik ′pȯint]
(mathematics)
A point on a surface at which the total curvature is strictly positive.

Elliptic Point

 

a point on a surface at which the total curvature is positive. The surface in the neighborhood of an elliptic point is located on one side of the tangent plane.

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