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  • n. the locus of points in the Euclidean plane that satisfies some geometric or algebraic definition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.
  • n. a curve such that when a plane passes through three points of the curve, it passes through all the other points of the curve. Any other curve is called a curve of double curvature, or a twisted curve.

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