Meaning of CURVATURE in English


cur ‧ va ‧ ture /ˈkɜːvətʃə $ ˈkɜːrvətʃər/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable and countable] technical

[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: curvatura , from curvare ; ⇨ ↑ curve 2 ]

the state of being curved, or the degree to which something is curved

curvature of

the curvature of the Earth’s surface

He suffered from curvature of the spine.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.