Definition/Meaning | Word/Phrase |
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brow's curve | arch |

United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940) | Arthur Laffer , Laffer |

line considered limit to a curve | asymptote |

straight line that is the limiting value of a curve; can be considered as tangent at infinity | asymptote |

curve, line considered limit to | asymptote |

evergreen of Tasmanian mountains having sharp-pointed leaves the curve inward | Athrotaxis selaginoides , King William pine |

round arch whose inner curve is drawn with circles having three centers | basket-handle arch , three-centered arch |

graph showing statistics in curve | bell-shaped curve |

symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution | bell-shaped curve , Gaussian curve , Gaussian shape , normal curve |

cause to a curve | bend |

movement that causes the formation of a curve | bend , bending |

circular segment of a curve | bend , crook , turn , twist |

bend or curve (especially in a coastline) | bight |

where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom | bilge |

curve or bend in the road that you cannot see around as you are driving | blind bend , blind curve |

curve theoretically assumed by a perfectly flexible and inextensible cord of uniform density and cross section hanging freely from two fixed points | catenary |

line joining two points on a curve | chord |

straight line connecting two points on a curve | chord |

ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point | circle |

closed plane curve | circle |

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