curved

  • 1 curved — curved; curved·ly; curved·ness; de·curved; ex·curved; pro·curved; re·curved; …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 curved — [kə:vd US kə:rvd] adj having a shape that is like a curve and not straight ▪ a curved wall …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 curved — [ kɜrvd ] adjective * forming a curve: a bull with huge curved horns …

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  • 5 curved — index circuitous, sinuous, tortuous (bending) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 curved — [adj] bowed, bent arced, arched, arciform, arrondi, biflected, circular, compass, crooked, curly, curvaceous, curvilinear, declinate, elliptical, enbowed, humped, incurvate, incurved, looped, loopy, round, rounded, serpentine, sigmoid, sinuous,… …

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  • 7 curved — [[t]kɜ͟ː(r)vd[/t]] ADJ GRADED A curved object has the shape of a curve or has a smoothly bending surface. ...a small, curved staircase. ...the curved lines of the chairs …

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  • 8 curved —   Pi o, kiwi, pāuma, kākiwi, kihikihi.   Also: kikiwi, hualala, a api, kī ōnaha, mehani, naha, ōnaha, pauke e, palakāhela, popoli.    ♦ Curved beak, ihu kikiwi.    ♦ Curved object, kiwi …

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  • 9 curved — adjective having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend (Freq. 5) the curved tusks of a walrus his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard • Syn: ↑curving • Ant: ↑straight • Simila …

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  • 10 Curved — Curve Curve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curved} (k[^u]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Curving}.] [L. curvare., fr. curvus. See {Curve}, a., {Curb}.] To bend; to crook; as, to curve a line; to curve a pipe; to cause to swerve from a straight course; as, to curve …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 curved — adj. Curved is used with these nouns: ↑arrow, ↑beak, ↑blade, ↑claw, ↑dagger, ↑edge, ↑horn, ↑line, ↑shape, ↑surface …

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  • 12 curved — adjective having a shape that is rounded and not straight: a sword with a curved blade …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 curved — adjective use a large curved needle for the upholstery Syn: bent, arched, bowed, crescent, curving, wavy, sinuous, serpentine, meandering, undulating, curvilinear, curvy Ant: straight …

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  • 14 curved */ — UK [kɜː(r)vd] / US [kɜrvd] adjective forming a curve a bull with huge curved horns …

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  • 15 curved — adjective /kɜːvd,kɝːvd/ Having a curve or curves. Syn: bent, hooked, rounded, curvy, sinuous, tortuous, wavy Ant: straight …

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  • 16 curved — Synonyms and related words: arched, arciform, bending, bent, billowing, billowy, bowed, curvaceous, curvate, curvated, curve, curvesome, curviform, curvilineal, curvilinear, curving, curvy, embowed, excurved, geosynclinal, incurvate, incurvated,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 curved — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bowed, arched, rounded; see bent . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Deviating from a straight line: arced, arched, arciform, bent, bowed, curvilinear, rounded. See STRAIGHT. 2. Having bends, curves, or angles:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 curved — vd adj. bent, turned, twisted, winding kɜːv n. line that is not straight, continuously bending line; bend, turn (in a road) v. form into a curve, bend; turn …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 curved — adjective Syn: bent, arched, bowed, rounded, crescent Ant: straight …

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  • 20 curved — [kɜːvd] adj forming a curve …

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