Gaussian curvature

noun Gauss·i·an curvature \-sēən-\
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Gauss curvature

Definition of Gaussian curvature

  1. :  the reciprocal of the product of the two principal radii of curvature of a surface at any of its points

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Origin and Etymology of gaussian curvature

K. F. Gauss †1855 + English -ian


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