Plane curve

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(Geom.) 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.

See also: Curve

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In this section, we recall some facts about the Alexander polynomial of a plane curve.