# simple closed curve

__noun__a closed curve that does not intersect itself•__Syn__: ↑Jordan curve•__Hypernyms__: ↑closed curve•__Hyponyms__: ↑loop* * *

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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]* * *

**simple closed curve**,= Jordan curve. (__Cf.__↑Jordan curve)

*Useful english dictionary.
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