noun see incurvate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • incurvature — See incurvation. * * * …   Universalium

  • incurvature — n. incurvation; curve; arch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incurvature — in·curvature …   English syllables

  • incurvature — noun a shape that curves or bends inward • Syn: ↑concave shape, ↑concavity, ↑incurvation • Derivationally related forms: ↑incurvate (for: ↑incurvation), ↑concave ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • incurvate — incurvature /in kerr veuh cheuhr/, incurvation, n. adj. /in kerr vayt , in kerr vit/; v. /in kerr vayt , in kerr vayt/, adj., v., incurvated, incurvating. adj. 1. curved, esp. inward. v.t. 2. to make curved; turn from a straight line or course;… …   Universalium

  • Curvature — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Curvature >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 curvature curvature curvity curvation Sgm: N 1 incurvature incurvature incurvity| Sgm: N 1 incurvation incurvation Sgm: N 1 bend bend Sgm: N 1 flexure …   English dictionary for students

  • incurvate — transitive verb ( vated; vating) Date: 1578 to cause to curve inward ; bend • incurvate adjective • incurvation noun • incurvature noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

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