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curve : kurba (n.) [porma]; kurbada (n.) [dalan]; likoan (n.); liko (v.); malison (n.)

Glosses: (~ related words)
n. (shape)1. curve, curved shapethe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes.
~ bell-shaped curve, gaussian curve, gaussian shape, normal curvea symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution.
~ meandera bend or curve, as in a stream or river.
~ linea length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
~ closed curvea curve (such as a circle) having no endpoints.
~ s-shapea double curve resembling the letter S.
~ catenarythe curve theoretically assumed by a perfectly flexible and inextensible cord of uniform density and cross section hanging freely from two fixed points.
~ cupid's bowthe double curve of the upper lip when considered to resemble Cupid's bow.
~ undulation, wavean undulating curve.
~ extradosthe exterior curve of an arch.
~ goosenecksomething in a thin curved form (like the neck of a goose).
~ intradosthe interior curve of an arch.
~ bend, turn, crook, twista circular segment of a curve.; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
~ crotchet, hooka sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook.
~ envelopea curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves.
~ arca continuous portion of a circle.
~ crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle, scallopone of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.).
~ spirala plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center.
~ helix, spirala curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle.
~ perversiona curve that reverses the direction of something.; "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords"
~ sinuosity, sinuousnesshaving curves.; "he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads"
~ archa curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening.
~ bell shape, campana, bellthe shape of a bell.
~ arc, bowsomething curved in shape.
~ crescentany shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters.
~ quadric, quadric surfacea curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree.
~ line roulette, roulettea line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure.
n. (communication)2. curvea line on a graph representing data.
~ regression curve, regression linea smooth curve fitted to the set of paired data in regression analysis; for linear regression the curve is a straight line.
~ graph, graphical recorda visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes.
~ linea length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
n. (act)3. bender, breaking ball, curve, curve balla pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter.
~ pitch, delivery(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.
n. (attribute)4. curvature, curvethe property possessed by the curving of a line or surface.
~ shape, configuration, conformation, contour, formany spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline).; "he could barely make out their shapes"
~ curliness, waviness(of hair) a tendency to curl.
~ straightness(of hair) lack of a tendency to curl.
n. (artifact)5. bend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.).
~ blind bend, blind curvea curve or bend in the road that you cannot see around as you are driving.
~ elbowa sharp bend in a road or river.
~ hairpin benda U-shaped bend in a road.
~ road, routean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation.
~ segment, sectionone of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object.; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"
~ rivera large natural stream of water (larger than a creek).; "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
v. (motion)6. curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend, veerturn sharply; change direction abruptly.; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
~ turnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense.; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
~ peel offleave a formation.
~ yawswerve off course momentarily.; "the ship yawed when the huge waves hit it"
v. (stative)7. curve, twist, windextend in curves and turns.; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"
~ behave the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).; "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
~ circumvolutewind or turn in volutions, especially in an inward spiral, as of snail.
~ spiralform a spiral.; "The path spirals up the mountain"
~ snakeform a snake-like pattern.; "The river snakes through the valley"
v. (motion)8. arc, arch, curveform an arch or curve.; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
~ cambercurve upward in the middle.
~ bend, flexform a curve.; "The stick does not bend"
v. (motion)9. crook, curvebend or cause to bend.; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"
~ recurvecurve or bend (something) back or down.
~ bend, flexform a curve.; "The stick does not bend"
v. (change)10. curl, curve, kinkform a curl, curve, or kink.; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
~ change surfaceundergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface.
~ twist, bend, deform, flex, turncause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form.; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"