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English definition of “curvature”

curvature

noun [U or C]     /ˈkɜː.və.tʃər/ US  /ˈkɝː.və.tʃɚ/
the state of being curved or bent: the curvature of the Earth's surface a pronounced curvature of the spineProperties of circles and curves
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