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Definition of Curve


  1. Bent without angles; crooked; curved; as, a curve line; a curve surface.
  2. A bending without angles; that which is bent; a flexure; as, a curve in a railway or canal.
  3. A line described according to some low, and having no finite portion of it a straight line.
  4. To bend; to crook; as, to curve a line; to curve a pipe; to cause to swerve from a straight course; as, to curve a ball in pitching it.
  5. To bend or turn gradually from a given direction; as, the road curves to the right.

Curve Quotations

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Phyllis Diller

But life inevitably throws us curve balls, unexpected circumstances that remind us to expect the unexpected. I've come to understand these curve balls are the beautiful unfolding of both karma and current.
Carre Otis

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
James Patrick Murray

Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges.
Ernie Pyle

I love to see a woman in high-heeled shoes. There's something about the curve of the feet up the leg to the butt that's really, really wonderful, and the right pair of shoes can give you the right silhouette.
Tyler Perry
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Curve Translations

curve in Danish is sving
curve in Dutch is kromme, bocht, curve
curve in French is courbure
curve in Italian is curvatura
curve in Latin is sinus, incurvo, inflecto inflexi inflectum
curve in Norwegian is kurve, sving
curve in Portuguese is curva
curve in Spanish is curvo, curva, encorvadura