Definition of Curved

1. Adjective. Having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend. "His curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"

Definition of Curved

1. Adjective. Having a curve or curves. ¹

2. Verb. (past of curve) ¹

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Definition of Curved

1. curve [v] - See also: curve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curved

curvature aberration
curvature hyperopia
curvature of field
curve-billed tinamou
curve-billed tinamous
curve ball
curve deficiency
curve of Spee
curve of occlusion
curved (current term)
curved shape

Literary usage of Curved

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"Showing the two curved chromosomes in a spermatogonium of an adult Rhode ... Showing a single curved element (to the right) in an early germ-cell in the ..."

2. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1886)
"THE USE OF ONE ANGLE IN curved CHANNELS. By COMMANDER HC TAYLOR, USN Before describing the “use of one angle in curved channels,” it may be well to say that ..."

3. South African Journal of Science by South African Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"The conditions i.ecessary for the adoption of the curved wall in place of a gravity section are (i) the selection of a comparatively narrow gorge or river ..."

4. Mirrors, Prisms and Lenses: A Text-book of Geometrical Optics by James Powell Cocke Southall (1918)
"Curvature and Refracting Power of a Normal Section of a curved Refracting Surface.—The refracting power (F) of a spherical surface is proportional to the ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"curved LAYOUTS. — It is not unusual for streets to be laid out with curved lines. ... curved LAYOUT FOR RESIDENTIAL PART OF A CITY. take this plan and from ..."

6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"For example, Mr. GB Sennett says the curved-billed Thrasher along the Rio Grande in Texas commences to breed in March and lays four eggs. ..."

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