Gaussian curvature


Gauss·​i·​an curvature
variants or Gauss curvature
: the reciprocal of the product of the two principal radii of curvature of a surface at any of its points

Word History


K. F. Gauss †1855 + English -ian

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“Gaussian curvature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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