center of curvature

noun Mathematics.
the center of the circle of curvature.

Origin:
1865–70

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Example sentences
In order to prevent vertical movement as the bearing rotates, the rocker and top of web plate have the same center of curvature.
At its center of curvature is a shaft, from which hangs a compressor plate across the container.
The center of curvature is the center of the sphere, part of whose surface forms the mirror.
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