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curvature

cur·va·ture

curvature

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhr v chr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of being curved or bent.
The doctor examined the child to see if there was any marked curvature of her spine.She admired the beautiful curvature of the wood.
similar words:
bend
definition 2: a measure of the degree of a curve.
similar words:
sag
definition 3: the act of curving.
similar words:
sag