curvature

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something bent

Synonyms for curvature

(medicine) a curving or bending

the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

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The assumption is that the curvatures of Riemann paths or space highways should be formulated in exactly the same manner as the curvature formulated for the system (K)-(K').
However, when these athletes were in their canoes, the posture was characterized by reduced thoracic and lumbar curvatures.
Projective curvature tensor P, concircular curvature tensor C and the conformal curvature tensor V are given by (8)
On the other hand, the Gaussian curvature K and the mean curvature H are given by
In this paper we extend the conservativeness of conformal and Quasi conformal curvature tensor to K-contact manifold admitting semi-symmetric metric connection.
The main extrinsic invariant is the squared mean curvature and the main intrinsic invariants include the classical curvature invariants namely the Ricci curvature and the scalar curvature.
Thus the principal curvatures are estimated either for each triangle of the surface, or for each point of the meshing.
Health Editor Madeleine Brindley reports LOUISELLE MORRIS was told she was "hamming up" the pain in her back as the excessive curvature in her spine became more pronounced.
The soft brace, according to Atlanta chiropractor Brian Ouellette, a certified distributor, encourages the patient's own musculature to help correct spinal curvature and rotation, and can be worn under a patient's clothing and kept on during ballet class.
Patients were evaluated with duplex Doppler ultrasonography to assess penile curvature and blood flow.
However, there was no plateau in the experimental curvatures.
Raymond Penner of Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, British Columbia, also shows that curvatures typical of commercial driver heads are near to the mathematically determined optimum.
Both curvatures can be treated with back braces as long as the patient's body is still growing.
He and his colleagues used a bendable metal flexi-curve rod to assess spinal curvatures.