curling

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curl·ing

 (kûr′lĭng)
n.
A game originating in Scotland in which two four-person teams slide heavy oblate stones toward the center of a circle at either end of a length of ice.

curling

(ˈkɜːlɪŋ)
n
(Curling) a game played on ice, esp in Scotland and Canada, in which heavy stones with handles (curling stones) are slid towards a target (tee)

curl•ing

(ˈkɜr lɪŋ)

n.
a game played on ice in which two teams slide curling stones towards a mark in a circle.
[1610–20; perhaps curl + -ing1, from the motion imparted to the sliding stones]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curling - a game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a targetcurling - a game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a target
game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Adj.1.curling - of hair having curls
curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"
Translations

curling

[ˈkɜːlɪŋ]
A. N (Sport) → curling m
B. CPD curling iron(s) N(PL) curling tongs NPL (for hair) → tenacillas fpl de rizar

curling

[ˈkɜːrlɪŋ] n (SPORT)curling mcurling tongs (British) curling irons (US) nplfer m à friser

curling

n (Sport) → Curling nt, → Eisschießen nt; curling stoneCurlingstein m, → Eisstock m

curling

[ˈkɜːlɪŋ] n (Sport) → curling m
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