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And the observation of a sign-point, quite inexplicable in itself, showed Barbicane that his projectile was not nearing the moon, and that it had shifted by following an almost concentric curve.
The fiery mountain must have been situated about the 45@ south latitude on the invisible part of the disc; but, to Barbicane's great displeasure, the curve which the projectile was describing was taking it far from the point indicated by the eruption.
The projectile has the choice between two mathematical curves, and it will follow one or the other according to the speed with which it is animated, and which at this moment I cannot estimate.
Evidently," said Barbicane, "they are open curves, which may be prolonged indefinitely.
We waved wildly back until the buggy had driven around the curve.
A steep curve of heath-clad land, an outlying spur of the moor, lay in front of us.
In its cold light I saw beyond the trees a broken fringe of rocks, and the long, low curve of the melancholy moor.
Up and down went the long, shining blades, round and round they circled in curves of glimmering light, crossing, meeting, disengaging, with flash of sparks at every parry.
Immediately a girl in a holland dress shot down through space; whirled round the curve with a fearless centrifugal toss of her ankle; and vanished into the darkness beneath.
However, if we take a closer look at the curve speed in different kinds of algorithms, methods and implementations, we can see significant speed differences even for curves of similar types.
Envelope curve is also used for the estimation of flood which has occurred in a certain size of the catchment.
The Curve is a niche gun, primarily intended for concealed carry and short-range self-defense scenarios.