curvity

  • 1 Curvity — Cur vi*ty (k?r v? y?), n. [L. curvitas, from curvus bent: cf. F. curvit[ e].] The state of being curved; a bending in a regular form; crookedness. Holder. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 curvity — n. See curvature, 1 …

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  • 3 curvity — cur·vi·ty …

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  • 4 curvity — ˈkərvəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French curvité, from Late Latin curvitat , curvitas, from Latin curvus curved + itat , itas ity more at crown archaic : curvature, curve …

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  • 5 curvital — curˈvital adjective Of or relating to curvature • • • Main Entry: ↑curve * * * curvital, a. Geom. (ˈkɜːvɪtəl) [a. mod.F. curvital, f. curvité curvity + al1.] Of or pertaining to curvity or curvature. curvital function, a function expressing the… …

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  • 6 Bent — Bent, n. [See {Bend}, n. & v.] 1. The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow. [Obs.] Wilkins. [1913 Webster] 2. A declivity or slope, as of a hill. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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

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  • 8 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,… …

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 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,… …

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  • 11 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,… …

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  • 12 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;… …

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

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

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  • 16 inflection — n. 1. Bending, curvature, bend, curvity, flexure, crook. 2. (Gram.) Variation (in declension or in conjugation), accidence; declension, conjugation, and comparison. 3. (Music and Elocution.) Modulation (of the voice) …

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  • 17 bend — I. v. a. 1. Curve, crook, bow, incurvate, flex, make crooked, deflect, draw. 2. Direct, turn, incline. 3. Exert, apply (earnestly), direct (attentively). 4. [Usually in the passive.] Incline, determine, resolve, set. 5. Subdue, cause to yield,… …

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  • 18 inflection — n 1. modulation, phrasing, suspension; pronunciation, articulation, enunciation, utterance, vocalization, voice, voicing, phonation; elocution, diction, dialect, speech pattern, manner of speaking, mode of expression; delivery, presentation,… …

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  • 19 curvature — [n] rounded part of thing, usually body part arc, arch, arching, bend, bow, curve, curving, curvity, deflection, flexure, incurvation, round, shape; concepts 754,757 …

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