Meaning of CURVE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ kə:v ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a line or surface having along its length a regular deviation from being straight or flat, as exemplified by the surface of a sphere or lens. 2 a curved form or thing. 3 a curved line on a graph. 4 Baseball a ball caused to deviate by the pitcher's spin. & intr. bend or shape so as to form a curve. øøcurved adj. [orig. as adj. (in curve line) f. L curvus bent: (v.) f. L curvare]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.