simple arc

simple arc

[′sim·pəl ′ärk]
(mathematics)
The image of a closed interval under a continuous, injective mapping from the interval into a plane. Also known as Jordan arc.
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The street plan is to initially run a simple arc with a radius of 25 m, and continue to the end of a straight section.
She rejects as "misguided" the master narratives that frame German bourgeois modernism teleologically, as a simple arc stretching either backwards to romantic nationalism or forward to Nazi ideology (p.
Among the contemporary examples Garfield gives is a map consisting of nothing more than simple arcs connecting the geographic positions of Facebook friends around the world projected on a plain, dark background.
The Spandau building did not have to taper in height, so it can have regular vaults formed as virtually simple arcs.

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