The definition of a curve is a smooth bend.(noun)
An example of a curve is the outline of a figure eight.
To curve is defined as to move or follow in a smooth bend.(verb)
An example of to curve is to have a road that winds around a lake.
See curve in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L curvus, bent: see crown
See curve in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English, curved, from Latin curvus; see sker-2 in Indo-European roots. N., sense 6, short for curve ball.
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