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# simple closed curve

noun
a closed curve that does not intersect itself
Syn: ↑Jordan curve
Hypernyms: ↑closed curve
Hyponyms: ↑loop

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noun

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Math.
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.
[1965-70]

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simple closed curve,
= Jordan curve. (Cf.Jordan curve)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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