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closed curve

noun
a curve (such as a circle) having no endpoints
Hypernyms: ↑curve, ↑curved shape
Hyponyms: ↑simple closed curve, ↑Jordan curve

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closed curve,
Mathematics. a curve which returns into itself, as an oval.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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