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Definition 1: the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve - [noun denoting attribute]

(curvature is a kind of ...) the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

Definition 2: the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for curvature in the sense of this definition

(curvature is a kind of ...) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

"he could barely make out their shapes"

(... is a kind of curvature ) (of hair) a tendency to curl

(... is a kind of curvature ) (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl

Definition 3: (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal - [noun denoting state]

Samples where curvature or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • curvature of the spine

(curvature is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(curvature belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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