# Curve synonyms

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Curved like a bow; arched

The definition of a crescent is a half-moon or arc shape.

bend (related)

To misrepresent; distort:

ess

To swerve from a straight line

The definition of a trajectory is the curved path something takes as it moves through space.

(Baseball) A ball thrown by a right-handed pitcher that curves to the right, or one thrown by a left-handed pitcher that curves to the left

A stroke or blow resulting from this

Either of the sides of this front section:

horseshoe

A game in which players take turns tossing horseshoes first at one stake and then at another driven into the ground forty feet apart, the object being to encircle the stake or to come closer to the stake than one's opponent does

The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun.

(Medicine) A curving or bending, especially an abnormal one:

A bend or curve

oxbow

A U-shaped piece of wood that fits under and around the neck of an ox, with its upper ends attached to the bar of the yoke.

catenary

The curve formed by a perfectly flexible, uniformly dense, and inextensible cable suspended from its endpoints. It is identical to the graph of a hyperbolic cosine.

conic-section

A curve, either an ellipse, circle, parabola, or hyperbola, produced by the intersection of a plane with a right circular cone

A cavity or hollow space in a bone of the skull, especially one that connects with the nose.

incurve

An act or instance of incurving

outcurve

(Baseball, former) curve

A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.

Something that is out

A descent or delivery of something by parachute:

outdrop

In baseball, a pitch that curves

upshoot

In baseball, a pitch that curves

jumpball

In baseball, a pitch that curves

straight drop

In baseball, a pitch that curves

A line, plane, course, or direction that is other than perpendicular or horizontal; a slope.

A person or thing that bends

curly one

In baseball, a pitch that curves

A circuit breaker.

(Basketball) A hook shot.

A treacherous or deceitful person

To arc is defined as to make a curved shape or move in a curved path.

To move in a curve or spiral:

acinaciform

(Botany) Shaped like a scimitar.

circumflex

Curving around

Extremely involved; intricate; complicated

crescentic

Crescent-shaped.

(Of a woman) Having shapely and voluptuous curves; curvy.

That curves or curve.

Bending or winding alternately from side to side; sinuous.

Something, such as a strand of DNA, having a spiral shape.

Spiral is defined as something that circles around a center point, creating a two or three dimensional curve.

Rolled up; spiraled

An arrangement of three or more appendages radiating in a circular or spiral arrangement from a point on a plant, as leaves around the node of a stem. The sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels of angiosperms form four separate whorls within a complete flower.

arcuation

The act of bending or curving; the state of being bent; crookedness.

asymptote

A line whose distance to a given curve tends to zero. An asymptote may or may not intersect its associated curve.

A fold, twist, or coil of something convoluted; specif., any of the irregular folds or ridges on the surface of the brain

A pointed or rounded projection on the chewing surface of a tooth.

hyperbola

(Geom.) The path of a point that moves so that the difference of its distances from two fixed points, the foci, is constant; curve formed by the section of a cone cut by a plane more steeply inclined than the side of the cone

meniscus

The definition of a meniscus is the fibrous cartilage in a knee joint, or the curved upper surface of liquid that touches the sides of a jar, or a lens that is convex on one side and concave on the other.

parabola

The curve formed by the set of points in a plane that are all equally distant from both a given line (called the directrix) and a given point (called the focus) that is not on the line.

The outer boundary of a figure or area

sinuosity

The quality or condition of being sinuous.

spinose

To fasten with a bight of rope

To make concave.

To shape or mold to conform to the contour of something

To make a crunching sound, especially in walking over snow.

To rein in.

To turn aside (

*from*a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress A closed, symmetric curve shaped like an oval, which can be formed by intersecting a cone with a plane that is not parallel or perpendicular to the cone's base. The sum of the distances of any point on an ellipse from two fixed points (called the foci) remains constant no matter where the point is on the curve.

To swerve from a straight line

To alter (the voice) in tone or pitch; modulate.

To kiss

To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.

Swirl is defined as to move or cause to move in twisting or spinning motions.

To become sour:

To turn or open by turning:

Wind can also mean to wrap something around or to turn a handle of a clock so that the clock will work properly.

line (antonym)

A connected series of public conveyances, as a roadbed or railway track; and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.

straighten (antonym)

(Intransitive) To become straight.

The definition of a round is something in a circle shape or a series of actions.

To move or bend at an angle or by means of angles

To undulate is to move in a gentle, rolling, wave-like motion.

The definition of wave is to move back and forth in a swinging motion, or to style your hair in a series of curves.

straight (related)

In a straight line or direction; unswervingly

(Baseball) Any of several pitches that veer to the left when thrown with the right hand and to the right when thrown with the left hand.

(Baseball) A curveball.

curved shape

the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Perpendicularly or very steeply

dropcurve

In baseball, a pitch that curves

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