Examples of curvature in a Sentence
The lenses have different curvatures.
the curvature of the earth
The machine measures the eyeball's degree of curvature.
a disease that can cause curvature of the spine
Recent Examples of curvature from the Web
LEDs at the tips of the ribs accentuate the curvature.
The song's title even appears along the curvature of a slithering snake in the animated lyric video, an apparent reference to her online critics.
The balloons will rise up to 100,000 feet above ground level, capturing the eclipse from just above the curvature of the Earth.
The curvature of my rolls would’ve seemed uncouth and unpleasant.
Vitantonio’s Facebook page was full of vertigo-inducing photos of himself skydiving — either with someone else strapped to his back during a tandem dive or accompanied only by a GoPro camera and the curvature of Earth.
Your hips move from side to side accentuating the body's seductive curvature, and your hands make swiping motions clearing the runway for your performance.
The lights are synced with the curvature and height of the castle’s walls and turrets, and the whole shebang is set to a new arrangement by composer John Williams.
The home's most striking feature is the curvature of Tirranna and its glass walls which offer a panoramic view of the Noroton River and a dramatic waterfall.
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First Known Use of curvature
Synonymsangle, arc, arch, bow, crook, bend, curve, inflection, turn, wind
Related Wordskink, warp; circle, ring, ringlet, round; coil, curl, curlicue (also curlycue); buckle, convolution, flexure, fold, loop, spiral, swirl, twist, winding; incurvature, reflection; decline, inclination, incline, slope; corner, turnoff; dogleg, hairpin
CURVATURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of curvature for English Language Learners
: the amount that something is curved
medical : a condition in which your spine is curved in an abnormal way
CURVATURE Defined for Kids
Definition of curvature for Students
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