Bézier curve


Bézier curve
Bézier curve /bezˈi-ā kûrv/
noun
A curve, used eg in car body design, that is created from two fixed end points and two or more control points which can be moved to alter the shape of the curve
ORIGIN: Pierre Bézier (1910–99), French engineer

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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