Definitions for curve

Definitions for (noun) curve

Main entry: breaking ball, curve, curve ball, bender

Definition: a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter

Main entry: bend, curve

Definition: curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

Main entry: curvature, curve

Definition: the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

Main entry: curve

Definition: a line on a graph representing data

Main entry: curve, curved shape

Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Definitions for (verb) curve

Main entry: curl, curve, kink

Definition: form a curl, curve, or kink

Usage: the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling

Main entry: curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, veer, trend, swerve

Definition: turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Usage: The car cut to the left at the intersection; The motorbike veered to the right

Main entry: curve, crook

Definition: bend or cause to bend

Usage: He crooked his index finger; the road curved sharply

Main entry: curve, arc, arch

Definition: form an arch or curve

Usage: her back arches; her hips curve nicely

Main entry: curve, wind, twist

Definition: extend in curves and turns

Usage: The road winds around the lake; the path twisted through the forest

Visual thesaurus for curve