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
flexure
flexion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ conflexure|
conflexure|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ crook
crook
hook
bought
bending
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ deflexion
deflexion
inflexion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ concameration
concameration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ arcuation
arcuation
devexity|
turn
deviation
detour
sweep
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ curl
curl
curling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bough
bough
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recurvity
recurvity
recurvation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sinuosity
sinuosity
&c. 248
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ carve
carve
arc
arch
arcade
vault
bow
crescent
half-moon
lunule
horseshoe
loop
crane neck
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ parabola
parabola
hyperbola
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ catenary
catenary
festoon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ conchoid
conchoid
cardioid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ caustic
caustic
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tracery
tracery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ arched ceiling
arched ceiling
arched roof
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bay window
bay window
bow window
PARAG:Curvature->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be curved
be curved
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sweep
sweep
swag
sag
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deviate
deviate
&c. 279
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ turn
turn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reenter
reenter
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render curved
render curved
&c.???&c.
???>adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bend
bend
curve
incurvate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ deflect
deflect
inflect
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ crook
crook
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn
turn
round
arch
arcuate
arch over
concamerate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bow
bow
curl
recurve
frizzle
PARAG:Curvature->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ curved
curved
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ curviform
curviform
curvilineal
curvilinear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ devex|
devex|
devious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recurved
recurved
recurvous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ crump
crump
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bowed
bowed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vaulted
vaulted
hooked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ falciform
falciform
falcated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ semicircular
semicircular
crescentic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ luniform
luniform
lunular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ semilunar
semilunar
conchoidal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cordiform
cordiform
cordated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cardioid
cardioid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ heart shaped
heart shaped
bell shaped
boat shaped
crescent shaped
lens shaped
moon shaped
oar shaped
shield shaped
sickle shaped
tongue shaped
pear shaped
fig shaped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reniform
reniform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lentiform
lentiform
lenticular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bow-legged
bow-legged
&c.(distorted) 243
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oblique
oblique
&c. 217
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ circular
circular
&c. 247
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ aduncated
aduncated
arclike
arcuate
beaked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ bicorn
bicorn
bicornuous
bicornute
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ clypeate
clypeate
clypeiform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cymbiform
cymbiform
embowed
galeiform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hamate
hamate
hamiform
hamous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hooked
hooked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ linguiform
linguiform
lingulate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lobiform
lobiform
lunate
navicular
peltate
remiform
rhamphoid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ rostrate
rostrate
rostriferous
rostroid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ scutate
scutate
scaphoid
uncate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unguiculate
unguiculate
unguiform

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Curvature — Cur va*ture (k?r v? t?r; 135), n. [L. curvatura. See {Curvate}.] 1. The act of curving, or the state of being bent or curved; a curving or bending, normal or abnormal, as of a line or surface from a rectilinear direction; a bend; a curve. Cowper …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curvature — [kʉr′və chər] n. [ME < L curvatura < curvare: see CURVE] 1. a curving or being curved 2. a curve; curved part of anything 3. Geom. the rate of deviation of a curve or curved surface from a straight line or plane surface tangent to it 4. Med …   English World dictionary

  • curvature — 1660s, from L. curvatura a bending, from curvatus, pp. of curvare to bend (see CURVE (Cf. curve)). In non Euclidian geometry, from 1873 …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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 …   New thesaurus

  • curvature — ► NOUN ▪ the fact of being curved or the degree to which something is curved …   English terms dictionary

  • Curvature — In mathematics, curvature refers to any of a number of loosely related concepts in different areas of geometry. Intuitively, curvature is the amount by which a geometric object deviates from being flat, or straight in the case of a line, but this …   Wikipedia

  • curvature — /kerr veuh cheuhr, choor /, n. 1. the act of curving or the state of being curved. 2. a curved condition, often abnormal: curvature of the spine. 3. the degree of curving of a line or surface. 4. Geom. a. (at a point on a curve) the derivative of …   Universalium

  • curvature — cur|va|ture [ˈkə:vətʃə US ˈkə:rvətʃər] n [U and C] technical [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: curvatura, from curvare; CURVE2] the state of being curved, or the degree to which something is curved curvature of ▪ the curvature of the Earth s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curvature — [[t]kɜ͟ː(r)vətʃə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n The curvature of something is its curved shape, especially when this shape is part of the circumference of a circle. [TECHNICAL] ...the curvature of the earth... He suffered from curvature of the… …   English dictionary

  • curvature — A bending or flexure. See angulation. SYN: curvatura. [L. curvatura, fr. curvo, pp. atus, to bend, curve] angular c. a gibbous deformity, i.e., a sharp angulation of the spine, occurring in Pott disease. SYN: Pott c …   Medical dictionary

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