battleship-shaped curve

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Etymology[edit]

From the resemblance to the outline of a battleship, as seen from above.

Noun[edit]

battleship-shaped curve ‎(plural battleship-shaped curves)

  1. (archaeology) A two-dimensional region with parallel sides and pointed ends, usually representing the emergence and later disappearance of an entity in a graph over time.