Chord of curvature

a chord drawn from any point of a curve, in the circle of curvature for that point.
See under Chord.

See also: Chord, Curvature

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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When we get planner and spherical two objects for offsetting through self-segmentation and non-manifold operation, the chord of curvature of spherical object is an important aspect.
Clearly, PQ is the chord of curvature through the pole (or Origin).
Chord of Curvature Perpendicular to the Radius Vector: In above figure (1.6) PS is the chord of curvature perpendicular to the radius vector.