fundamental forms of a surface

fundamental forms of a surface

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ′fȯrmz əv ə ′sər·fəs]
(mathematics)
Differential forms which express the area and curvature of the surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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