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Noun Concept
Categories: Circles, Curves, Differential geometry
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osculating circle  circle of curvature
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The circle that touches a curve (on the concave side) and whose radius is the radius of curvature WordNet 3.0
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The circle that touches a curve (on the concave side) and whose radius is the radius of curvature WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In differential geometry of curves, the osculating circle of a sufficiently smooth plane curve at a given point p on the curve has been traditionally defined as the circle passing through p and a pair of additional points on the curve infinitesimally close to p. Wikipedia
Circle of immediate corresponding curvature of a curve at a point Wikidata
The circle that has the same tangent, and the same curvature at the point on the curve. Wiktionary
Notion in mathematics. Wiktionary (translation)
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