Definition of Incurvation

1. Noun. A shape that curves or bends inward.




2. Noun. The action of creating a curved shape.
Generic synonyms: Bending
Derivative terms: Incurvate, Incurvate

Definition of Incurvation

1. n. The act of bending, or curving.

Definition of Incurvation

1. Noun. The act of acquiring or being given a curved form; a curving or bending; any instance of this. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Bowing in reverence or worship. ¹

3. Noun. The state of being curved or bent; any curved shape or formation; curvature; a curve; a bend. ¹

4. Noun. A curving inwards; the condition of being curved inwards. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incurvation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Incurvation

1. An inward curvature; a bending inward. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incurvation

incurrent
incurring
incurs
incursion
incursions
incursive
incursively
incurtain
incurtained
incurtaining
incurtains
incurvate
incurvated
incurvates
incurvating
incurvation (current term)
incurvations
incurvature
incurvatures
incurve
incurved
incurves
incurving
incurvity
incus
incuse
incused
incuses
incusing
incut

Literary usage of Incurvation

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1. Physical Geography, Or The Terraqueous Globe and Its Phenomena by William Desborough Cooley (1876)
"incurvation inverted by great Heat.—Mirage.—Travellers' Descriptions. AMONG the phenomena of light, those alone that arise from refraction need to be here ..."

2. Stricture of the male urethra by Fessenden Nott Otis (1885)
"It may be interesting to note here that the diagonal incision was not followed by Stricture. In the four cases, where the incurvation persisted, ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1858)
"On incurvation of the Toe Nail. By HENRI T. CHAPMAN, Esq., Lower Seymour Street.—[Mr. Chapman has pursued the following plan cf operation successfully for ..."

4. Lectures on Physiology, Zoology, and the Natural History of Man: Delivered by William Lawrence (1819)
"In the latter, the symphysis pubis is very deep; and in both, there is neither that incurvation of the ..."

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