incurve [in kʉrv′, in′kʉrv′; for n. in′kʉrv′]
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, intransitive verb incurved, incurving
to curve inward
Origin: L incurvare from in-, in- plush curvare, to curve
- an act or instance of incurving
Origin: in- + curve, Baseball screwball
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tr. & intr.v. in·curved
To cause to bend or to bend into an inward curve. noun
An inward curve.
Origin: Middle English incurven, to twist, distort, from Latin incurvāre, to curve in, be crooked : in-, in; see in-2 + curvus, curve; see curve.