Incurved
Incurve In*curve" ([i^]n*k[^u]v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incurved} ([i^]n*k[^u]vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Incurving}.] [See {Incurvate}.] To bend; to curve; to make crooked. [1913 Webster]

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  • Incurved — In*curved ([i^]n*k[^u]vd ), a. [Pref. in in + curved.] (Bot.) Bending gradually toward the axis or center, as branches or petals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incurved — adj. [L. incurvus, bent] 1. The state of being bowed or curved inwards. 2. Bent over as the apex in some shells …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • incurved — adjective Turned inwards …   Wiktionary

  • incurved — Synonyms and related words: bent, billowing, billowy, boat shaped, boatlike, bowl shaped, bowllike, cavelike, cavernous, concave, concaved, craterlike, cup shaped, cupped, curvaceous, curvate, curvated, curve, curved, curvesome, curviform,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incurved — adj. curved inward, incurvate in·curve || ‚ɪn kÉœrv / kɜːv v. curve inward, bend inward …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incurved — adjective curve inwards. → incurve …   English new terms dictionary

  • incurved —   With apex bent or curving upward (adaxially), e.g. the tips of the median microsporophylls of Macrozamia platyrachis.   Cf. recurved …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • incurved — adjective bent into or having an inward curve • Syn: ↑incurvate • Similar to: ↑curved, ↑curving …   Useful english dictionary

  • incurvate incurved — curved curved adj. 1. not straight; having or marked by curves. Opposite of {straight}. Note: [Narrower terms: {arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate, bowed}; {falcate, sickle shaped}; {flexuous}; {incurvate, incurved}: {recurved, recurvate}; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aliform apophyses — Incurved anterior and posterior extremities of growth lines (e.g., Conchostraca, characteristic of Ipsilonia) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Diplostraca): Incurved anterior and posterior extremities of growth lines [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

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