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Definition of Curl


  1. To twist or form into ringlets; to crisp, as the hair.
  2. To twist or make onto coils, as a serpent's body.
  3. To deck with, or as with, curls; to ornament.
  4. To raise in waves or undulations; to ripple.
  5. To shape (the brim) into a curve.
  6. To contract or bend into curls or ringlets, as hair; to grow in curls or spirals, as a vine; to be crinkled or contorted; to have a curly appearance; as, leaves lie curled on the ground.
  7. To move in curves, spirals, or undulations; to contract in curving outlines; to bend in a curved form; to make a curl or curls.
  8. To play at the game called curling.
  9. A ringlet, especially of hair; anything of a spiral or winding form.
  10. An undulating or waving line or streak in any substance, as wood, glass, etc.; flexure; sinuosity.
  11. A disease in potatoes, in which the leaves, at their first appearance, seem curled and shrunken.
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Curl Translations

curl in Afrikaans is roer
curl in Dutch is krullen
curl in French is coiffer
curl in German is Locke
curl in Italian is riccio
curl in Latin is torqueo
curl in Portuguese is onda
curl in Spanish is rizo, bucle