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KK Pronunciation

〔 kFv 〕


〔 kәːv 〕

Overview of noun curve

The noun curve has 5 senses

  • curve, curved shape -- (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)

  • curve -- (a line on a graph representing data)

  • curve, curve ball, breaking ball, bender -- (a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter)

  • curvature, curve -- (the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface)

  • bend, curve -- (curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.))

Overview of verb curve

The verb curve has 5 senses

  • swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut -- (turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right")

  • wind, twist, curve -- (extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest")

  • arch, curve, arc -- (form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely")

  • crook, curve -- (bend or cause to bend; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply")

  • curl, curve, kink -- (form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling")