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  1. curve

    • IPA[kərv]

    美式

    • n.
      a line or outline which gradually deviates from being straight for some or all of its length;a place where a road deviates from a straight path
    • v.
      form or cause to form a curve
    • verb: curve, 3rd person present: curves, gerund or present participle: curving, past tense: curved, past participle: curved

    • noun: curve, plural noun: curves

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a line or outline which gradually deviates from being straight for some or all of its length the parapet wall sweeps down in a bold curve
    • a place where a road deviates from a straight path the vehicle rounded a curve
    • a curving contour of a woman's figure her dress twisted tightly around her generous curves
    • a line on a graph (whether straight or curved) showing how one quantity varies with respect to another the population curve
    • a system in which grades are assigned to students based on their performance relative to other students, regardless of their actual knowledge of the subject grades were marked on a curve
    • another term for curveball

    動詞

    • 1. form or cause to form a curve her mouth curved in a smile starting with arms outstretched, curve the body sideways