simple closed curve


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simple closed curve

n.
A curve, such as a circle, that is closed and does not intersect itself. Also called Jordan curve.
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Noun1.simple closed curve - a closed curve that does not intersect itself
closed curve - a curve (such as a circle) having no endpoints
loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
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