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CURVE





Definition:

  1. [noun] the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
    Synonyms: d shape

  2. [noun] a line on a graph representing data

  3. [noun] a baseball thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approach the batter
    Synonyms: ball, breaking ball, bender

  4. [noun] the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface
    Synonyms: curvature

  5. [noun] curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
    Synonyms: bend

  6. [verb] turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
    Synonyms: swerve, sheer, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut

  7. [verb] extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"
    Synonyms: wind

  8. [verb] form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
    Synonyms: arch, arc

  9. [verb] bend or cause to bend; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"
    Synonyms: crook

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

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