An example of a curve is the outline of a figure eight.
An example of to curve is to have a road that winds around a lake.
The path curves around the lake.
A curve line.
A curve surface.
You should slow down when approaching a curve.
The teacher was nice and graded the test on a curve.
To curve a line.
To curve a pipe.
To curve a ball in pitching it.
The road curves to the right.
The teacher will curve the test.
- Anticipating (or not keeping up with) current trends, developments, etc.