curve

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curve is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
curve

Plural
curves

  1. A curve is a line that is not straight. It is like part of a circle. It starts in one direction and turns.
    The edge of the flower petal is a beautiful curve.

Verb[change]

Plain form
curve

Third-person singular
curves

Past tense
curved

Past participle
curved

Present participle
curving

  1. To move in a curve.
    The car curved around the corner.
    This piece of wood is not good. It is curved.