center of curvature


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Noun1.center of curvature - the center of the circle of curvature
midpoint, centre, center - a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
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Considering the running-in, the dependence for determination of the normal contact stress of the gear, with the original contours type GOST 30224-96 (with the center of curvature of the head of the tooth lying outside the pitch line), takes the form
COCOA WEBB: The Center of Curvature Optical Assembly, or COCOA is a piece of equipment that will measure the accuracy of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror, to ensure the mirrors are perfectly shaped and will work in the frosty environment of space.

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