Curled the ends of the ribbon.
The wave curled over the surfer.
The curl of a meandering river.
The curl of the vector field is the vector field .
The one-piece back is of a medium curl.
I curl at my local club every weekend.
- to gather into spirals or curls; roll up
- to sit or lie with the legs drawn up
- to collapse; break down
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Origin of curl
- Middle English crullen, curlen from crulle curly perhaps of Middle Low German origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From metathesis of Middle English crulle.