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simple closed curve

noun, Mathematics
1.
a curve that is closed and that has no loops or points missing; a curve for which there exists a homeomorphism mapping it to a circle.
Also called Jordan curve.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • The geometrical image of a path is called a simple closed curve if is one-to-one, with the exception.

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