center of curvature


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Synonyms for center of curvature

the center of the circle of curvature

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The bisector of the angle [alpha] subtended by the knuckle at its center of curvature is drawn.
For each arc, a center of curvature most closely fitting was obtained by using the GMT mapping programs (Wessel and Smith, 1991).
Thereby we double the zonal deviations of rays converging at the center of curvature, allowing them to be measured - and potentially corrected - with twice the accuracy.
MARYLAND (CyHAN)- The Center of Curvature Optical Assembly, or COCOA is a piece of equipment that will measure the accuracy of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror, to ensure the mirrors are perfectly shaped and will work in the frosty environment of space.
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