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curd (sometimes pl.) a soft, diffuse solid obtained from milk that can be eaten or made into cheese. [3 definitions]
curdle to turn into curd; coagulate.
curé in France, a parish priest.
cure a substance or course of treatment that leads to the restoration of health after a disease, disability, or other undesirable condition. [7 definitions]
cure-all a remedy for all ailments or evils; panacea.
curettage the surgical procedure of curetting.
curette a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop or loop and used for scraping a cavity of the body, esp. the uterus, in order to remove dead or unwanted tissue. [2 definitions]
curfew a rule or law that establishes a time after which everyone, or everyone of a particular class or group, must be off the street and inside for the night. [2 definitions]
curia (often cap.) the collection of officials who direct the overall government of the Roman Catholic Church; papal court. [2 definitions]
curie a unit of radioactivity equal to 3.7 times 1010 disintegrations per second.
curio any object, such as a piece of art, that is desired or significant only as a curiosity or novelty.
curiosity the desire to learn or know. [2 definitions]
curious eager to learn or know. [3 definitions]
curium a synthetic radioactive chemical element that has ninety-six protons in each nucleus. (symbol: Cm)
curl to make into coils, spirals, or rings. [8 definitions]
curler any of various pins, rollers, and the like that are used in curling hair. [2 definitions]
curlew any of a number of shorebirds that have long legs and a long, curved beak.
curlicue a decorative curled line, as on a signature.
curling a game played on ice in which two teams, of four players each, slide a stone or other heavy object toward a circle at either end of the ice, the players being permitted to clean the path of the stone to control its speed and direction.
curling iron a metal implement in the form of a rod that is heated, around which hair is wrapped in order to curl or wave it.
curl up to get into a comfortable sitting or reclining position.