Definition of Incurvates
1. incurvate [v] - See also: incurvate
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Literary usage of Incurvates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A System of Mechanical Philosophy by John Robison, James Watt (1822)
"The centripetal force therefore is now resolvable into two forces, one of which accelerates the planet's motion, and the other incurvates its path. ..."
2. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"... when he incurvates his head upon his breast, does so to gain a point d'aj*pui, in order to force a certain quantity of atmospheric air into the pharynx, ..."
3. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1825)
"By their strength the shoulder-blades are elevated, and drawn aside, and a continuation of the same influence ultimately incurvates the Spine. ..."
4. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1854)
"... which he explains in this way: ' The animal, when he incurvates his head upon his breast, does so to gain a point ..."
5. A Guide to the Practice of Homoeopathy by Edward Hamilton, A. J. Fridericus Ruoff, Ernst Ferdinand Rückert, Friedrich Joseph Haass (1844)
"... weeps, cries out as if in a passion, casts the legs in all directions, shrieks out and draws himself together, incurvates the fingers (not the thumbs. ..."