fair curves

fair curves

[¦fer ′kərvz]
(naval architecture)
Curves which are smooth without sharp changes in direction over any portion of their length.
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High quality curves are also known as fair curves, minimal energy curves, aesthetic curves, and so forth.
Stake out both sides of your entry in fair curves by setting out stakes every five feet.
If a driveable grade or a fair curve requires cutting out the side of a large soil bank, the spoil can be used to fill dips or extend the roadway off to the side.