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Curvature

Curvature

a bending or flexure.

See: angulation.

Synonym: curvatura.

Origin: L. Curvatura, fr. Curvo, pp. -atus, to bend, curve


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Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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