Definition of Recurving

1. Verb. (present participle of recurve) ¹



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Definition of Recurving

1. recurve [v] - See also: recurve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recurving

recursive functions
recursive routine
recursively
recursively enumerable
recursiveness
recursivenesses
recursivity
recurvate
recurvation
recurvations
recurve
recurve-billed bushbird
recurve bow
recurved
recurves
recurving (current term)
recurviroster
recurvirostral
recurvities
recurvity
recurvous
recusal
recusals
recusancies
recusancy
recusant
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recusation
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recusative

Literary usage of Recurving

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1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"By the 27th it had reached the coast of Great Abaco, recurving toward the northeast. On the 28th all traces of the storm had disappeared, ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... downy, sometimes a foot long: fls. rose-purple, ascending, arched at the top and the lower lip recurving, borne in dense terminal spike-like thyrses. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"They are a soft creamy tone in color, thickly dotted with pink and are one and a half inches long, recurving strongly, as paper can be curled by means of a ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"They are a soft creamy tone in color, thickly dotted with pink and are one and a half inches long, recurving strongly, as paper can be curled by means of a ..."

5. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1880)
"slender, with recurving branches, the small ovate and acute sharply-toothed leaves hairy, and beneath even hoary ; the small white flowers solitary or ..."

6. Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses (1988)
"From our study of cores, we know that the top of the rod more distant from the delta is the core, but the recurving ridge does not pass the imaginary line. ..."

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