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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] curvus (bent, curved)

Adjective

curve

  1. (obsolete) Bent without angles; crooked; curved.
    a curve line
    a curve surface

Translations

See crooked and curved

Noun

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Singular
curve

Plural
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curve ({{{1}}})
  1. A gentle bend, such as in a road.
  2. A simple figure containing no straight portions and no angles; a curved line.
  3. (analytic geometry) A continuous map from a one-dimensional space to a multidimensional space.
  4. (geometry) A one-dimensional figure of non-zero length; the graph of a continuous map from a one-dimensional space.
  5. (algebraic geometry) An algebraic curve; a polynomial relation of the planar coordinates.
  6. (topology) A one-dimensional continuum.
  7. (informal, usually in plural curves) The attractive shape of a woman's body.

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Verb

Infinitive
to curve

Third person singular
curv

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to curve (third-person singular simple present curv, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To bend; to crook.
    to curve a line
    to curve a pipe
  2. (transitive) To cause to swerve from a straight course.
    to curve a ball in pitching it
  3. (intransitive) To bend or turn gradually from a given direction.
    the road curves to the right

Translations

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Italian

Noun

curve f.

  1. Plural form of curva.

Adjective

curve

  1. feminine plural of curvo

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈkur.ve]

Noun

curve f. pl.

  1. Plural form of curvă. whores

Spanish

Verb

curve (infinitive: curvar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of curvar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of curvar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of curvar.

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