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curve

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that curves or is curved
  • the bold curve of the racing yacht's hull

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curve

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of curve (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • after following a straight path most of the way down the mountain, the ski trail abruptly curves to the right

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2 to cause to turn away from a straight line
  • curved the wood to make a bow

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The first known use of curve was in the 15th century

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curvatures

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curved

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“Curve.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/curve. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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