Found 3 items, similar to Curve.
English → Indonesian
belengkikan, belit, belok, belokan, bengkang, berbiku-biku, berkelok, enggokan, gelung, gelungan, kelok, liku, membelengkik, membentuk, mencembung, mencembungkan, tikungan
English → English
v 1: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; “The car cut to the
left at the intersection”
; “The motorbike veered to the
2: extend in curves and turns; “The road winds around the lake”
3: form an arch or curve; “her back arches”
; “her hips curve
4: bend or cause to bend; “He crooked his index finger”
road curved sharply”
5: form a curl, curve, or kink; “the cigar smoke curled up at
n 1: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes [syn:
] [ant: straight line
2: a line on a graph representing data
3: a baseball thrown with spin so that its path curves as it
approach the batter [syn: curve ball
, breaking ball
4: the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface
5: curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curved
(k[^u]rvd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Curving
.] [L. curvare., fr. curvus. See Curve
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.
(k[^u]rv), a. [L. curvus bent, curved. See
Bent without angles; crooked; curved; as, a curve line; a
, n. [See Curve
, a., Cirb
1. A bending without angles; that which is bent; a flexure;
as, a curve in a railway or canal.
2. (Geom.) A line described according to some low, and having
no finite portion of it a straight line.
Axis of a curve
. See under Axis
Curve of quickest descent
. See Brachystochrone
(Math.), the process of determining the
shape, location, singular points, and other peculiarities
of a curve from its equation.
(Geom.), a curve such that when a plane passes
through three points of the curve, it passes through all
the other points of the curve. Any other curve is called a
curve of double curvature
, or a twisted curve
, v. i.
To bend or turn gradually from a given direction; as, the
road curves to the right.