center of spherical curvature

center of spherical curvature

[¦sen·tər əv ¦sfer·ə·kəl ′kər·və·chər]
(mathematics)
The center of the osculating sphere at a specified point on a space curve.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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