curvature

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.

Noun[edit]

curvature (plural curvatures)

  1. The shape of something curved.
  2. (mathematics) The extent to which a subspace is curved within a metric space.
  3. (differential geometry) The extent to which a Riemannian manifold is intrinsically curved.

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

curvature f

  1. plural form of curvatura

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

curvature f (oblique plural curvatures, nominative singular curvature, nominative plural curvatures)

  1. curvature

Descendants[edit]