Meaning of CURL in English
1》 form or cause to form a curved or spiral shape.
↘( ~ up ) sit or lie with the knees drawn up.
2》 move or cause to move in a spiral or curved course.
3》 (in weight training) lift (a weight) using only the hands, wrists, and forearms.
4》 play at the game of ~ing.
1》 a thing forming a spiral or coil, especially a lock of hair.
↘the tendency of hair to form ~s.
2》 a weightlifting exercise involving movement of only the hands, wrists, and forearms.
3》 Mathematics a function giving a measure of the rotation of a vector field.
make one's hair ~ informal shock or horrify one.
ME: from obs. crulle '~y', from MDu. krul .
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004