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- ˈkərvəCHər, -ˌCHo͝or
curvature (plural curvatures)
- The shape of something curved.
- (mathematics) The extent to which a subspace is curved within a metric space.
- (differential geometry) The extent to which a Riemannian manifold is intrinsically curved.
mathematics: the extent to which a subspace is curved within a metric space
differential geometry: of a Riemannian manifold
- plural form of
- English: curvature (state of being curved)