Curvity
Curvity Cur"vi*ty (k?r"v?-y?), n. [L. curvitas, from curvus bent: cf. F. curvit['e].] The state of being curved; a bending in a regular form; crookedness. --Holder. [1913 Webster]

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  • curvity — n. See curvature, 1 …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • curvity — cur·vi·ty …   English syllables

  • curvity — ˈkərvəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French curvité, from Late Latin curvitat , curvitas, from Latin curvus curved + itat , itas ity more at crown archaic : curvature, curve …   Useful english dictionary

  • curvital — curˈvital adjective Of or relating to curvature • • • Main Entry: ↑curve * * * curvital, a. Geom. (ˈkɜːvɪtəl) [a. mod.F. curvital, f. curvité curvity + al1.] Of or pertaining to curvity or curvature. curvital function, a function expressing the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bent — Bent, n. [See {Bend}, n. & v.] 1. The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow. [Obs.] Wilkins. [1913 Webster] 2. A declivity or slope, as of a hill. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circularity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apparent soundness, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, casuistry, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circulation, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumflexion, circumlocution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • convexity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, belly, boss, bump, circularity, colophon, concameration, concavity, convolution, crookedness, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, cylindricality, dactylogram, dactylograph …   Moby Thesaurus

  • convolution — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, aduncity, affectation, aquilinity, arachnoid, arbor vitae, arching, archipallium, arcuation, bedizenment, between brain, big talk, brain stem, cerebellar hemispheres, cerebellum, cerebral cortex,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vaulting — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apse, aquilinity, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, arching, archway, arcuation, aspiring, bouncing, bounding, camber, capering, ceilinged roof, circularity, concameration, concavity, concha, convexity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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