Definition of Curvate

1. a. Bent in a regular form; curved.



Definition of Curvate

1. Adjective. bent in a regular form; curved ¹

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Definition of Curvate

1. bent in a regular form [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curvate

curtseyed
curtseying
curtseys
curtsied
curtsies
curtsy
curtsying
curule
curundum
cururo
cururos
curvaceous
curvaceously
curvaceousness
curvacious
curvate (current term)
curvated
curvation
curvations
curvative
curvatives
curvaton
curvatons
curvatura
curvatura ventriculi major
curvatura ventriculi minor
curvature
curvature aberration
curvature hyperopia
curvature of field

Literary usage of Curvate

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1. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Histological Series Contained by John Quekett (1850)
"The principal forms are the multi-radiate and stellate, but a few specimens may be seen of the bi-curvate variety, represented at / in Plate X. fig. 12. ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1872)
"... the last joint having also five or six smaller marginal setae arranged in a pectinate series; rostrum long and slender, curvate. Lower foot-jaw simple, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"... nearly parallel and not attaining either anterior or posterior margin, anterior margin with two curvate elevations, including margins of impression; ..."

4. Lectures on Histology: Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons of England by John Thomas Quekett (1854)
"In another sponge from the South Seas bi-curvate spicula, of the shape shown at a, are very common. Mr. Shadbolt, however, has detected some still more ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1885)
"... inflated, curvate, with a superior furrow ; second joint short; third joint longer, slender with two simple claws. Systematic Position of the Family. ..."

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