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Definition:

  1. [noun] a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
    Synonyms: coil, whorl, roll, icue, ringlet, gyre, scroll

  2. [noun] American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Synonyms: Curl, Robert Curl, Robert F. Curl, Robert Floyd Curl Jr.

  3. [noun] a strand or cluster of hair
    Synonyms: lock, ringlet, whorl

  4. [verb] form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
    Synonyms: curve, kink

  5. [verb] shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
    Synonyms: up, draw in

  6. [verb] wind around something in coils or loops
    Synonyms: coil, loop

  7. [verb] twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
    Synonyms: wave

  8. [verb] play the Scottish game of curling

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