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Etymology

Metathesis of crulle.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
curl

Plural
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curl ({{{1}}})
  1. a piece or lock of curling hair; a ringlet
  2. a spin making the trajectory of an object curve
  3. (weightlifting): Any exercise performed by bending the arms or legs on the exertion, especially those that train the biceps.
  4. (curling) Movement of a moving rock away from a straight line
  5. (mathematics) Vector operator corresponding to the cross product of del and a given vectorial field.

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Verb

Infinitive
to curl

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to curl (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to cause to curve
  2. to make into a curl
  3. (calculus) A vector field denoting the rotation per unit area of a given vector field.
  4. To take part in curling
    I curl at my local club every weekend.

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