arcuation

  • 1 Arcuation — Arc u*a tion, n. [L. arcuatio.] 1. The act of bending or curving; incurvation; the state of being bent; crookedness. Coxe. [1913 Webster] 2. (Hort.) A mode of propagating trees by bending branches to the ground, and covering the small shoots with …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Arcuation — (v. lat.), Krümmung; daher arcuātim. bogenförmig …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 3 Arcuation — Arcuation, bogenförmige Krümmung …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 4 arcuation — [är΄kyo͞o ā′shən] n. 1. a curving or being curved like a bow 2. the use of arches in building 3. a row of arches …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 arcuation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈwāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin arcuation , arcuatio arch, from arcuatus + ion , io ion 1. : an arching or curving : incurvation the arcuation of the face of a cliff 2 …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 arcuation — /ahr kyooh ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the state of being bent or curved. 2. the use of arches in building. 3. a system or grouping of arches. [1690 1700; < L arcuation (s. of arcuatio) a curving, equiv. to arcuat(us) curved (see ARCUATE) + ion ION] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 arcuation — A bending or curvature. * * * ar·cu·a·tion .är kyə wā shən n an arching or curving * * * ar·cu·a·tion (ahr ku aґshən) [L. arcuatio] curvature; especially an abnormal curvature …

    Medical dictionary

  • 8 Arcuation — A curve shaped like an arch or bow; arcuated is the adjectival form …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 9 arcuation — (ar ku a sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Courbure des os chez les enfants devenant rachitiques. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Arcuare, courber en arc, d arcus (voy. arc) …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 arcuation — n. arching, vaulting …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 arcuation — n. 1. (Rare.) Curvature, incurvation, curvity, flexure, bend, crook. 2. Layering, propagation by layers …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 arcuation — ar·cu·a·tion …

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  • 13 Curvature — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Curvature >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 curvature curvature curvity curvation Sgm: N 1 incurvature incurvature incurvity| Sgm: N 1 incurvation incurvation Sgm: N 1 bend bend Sgm: N 1 flexure …

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  • 14 circularity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apparent soundness, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, casuistry, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circulation, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumflexion, circumlocution,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 convexity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, belly, boss, bump, circularity, colophon, concameration, concavity, convolution, crookedness, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, cylindricality, dactylogram, dactylograph …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 convolution — Synonyms and related words: Barnumism, aduncity, affectation, aquilinity, arachnoid, arbor vitae, arching, archipallium, arcuation, bedizenment, between brain, big talk, brain stem, cerebellar hemispheres, cerebellum, cerebral cortex,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 vaulting — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, apse, aquilinity, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, arching, archway, arcuation, aspiring, bouncing, bounding, camber, capering, ceilinged roof, circularity, concameration, concavity, concha, convexity,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 curvature — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Curving Nouns 1. curvature, curving, curvity, curvation; incurvity, incurvation; flexure, crook, hook, bend[ing]; deflection, inflection; arcuation, devexity, turn; recurvity, recurvation; rotundity;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 curvature — n. 1. Bending, bend, flexure, crook, curvity, curve, incurvation, arcuation. 2. Rate of curvature or inflection …

    New dictionary of synonyms