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in·curve

 (ĭn-kûrv′, ĭn′kûrv′)
tr. & intr.v. in·curved, in·curv·ing, in·curves
To cause to bend or to bend into an inward curve.
n. (ĭn′kûrv′)
An inward curve.

[Middle English incurven, to twist, distort, from Latin incurvāre, to curve in, be crooked : in-, in; see in-2 + curvus, curve; see curve.]

incurve

(ɪnˈkɜːv)
vb
formal to (cause to) curve inwards
n
1. (Baseball) baseball a ball pitched in such a way that it curves slightly across the front of the pitcher
2. (Baseball) baseball the course or curving of such a ball

in•cur•vate

(ˈɪn kɜrˌveɪt, ɪnˈkɜr veɪt)

v.t. -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
to cause to curve inward; bend.
[1570–80; < Latin incurvātus, past participle of incurvāre to bend in, curve]
in•cur′va•ture (-və tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər) in`cur•va′tion, n.

incurve


Past participle: incurved
Gerund: incurving

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am incurving
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Present Perfect
I have incurved
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Past Continuous
I was incurving
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
I will have incurved
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Future Continuous
I will be incurving
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incurving
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incurving
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Conditional
I would incurve
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Past Conditional
I would have incurved
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The Eta Carinae Nebula doesn't just appear farther from the galactic center than M16 does--it actually is farther, because it lies along the outcurving portion of the spiral arm, whereas M16 lies along the incurving portion.
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Common apomorphic features mentioned by Bradler (2009) are the strongly shortened subgenital plate of females, which merely covers the bases of the gonapophyses, reduced vomer, lack of paired ventral thorn pads on the posterior margin of the anal segment and enlarged cerci of males, which are incurving and have an interobasal protuberance.
7-13 cm long, 13-16 mm wide, white or pale green, abaxial sparsely glandular, naked, broadly rounded and then obtuse, strongly involute at 2/3 from base, imbricate and incurving toward the apex showing the anthers and stigma below it, recurved at apex; stamens to 13 cm long, equal in length; filaments slender, subterate, hyalin-whithish; anthers ca.
On Erromango, Bedford has reconstructed a 1000-year sequence, starting with Lapita, continuing with globular outcurving Ponamla wares, characterized at the start by mostly plain pots before the development of multiple incised and fingernail motifs, and then the mostly globular incurving Ifo wares.
It forms a dense head of white florets surrounded by a few incurving green leaves.
Type 2 (hereafter, TT 2) "is a large bowl with a knobbed or short everted rim instead of the usual lipless rim and, sometimes, a slightly incurving upper body" (Fig.
The Warkworth chrysanthemum will be an incurving medium-flowering golden yellow variety.
The abnormalities could be as minor as an incurving fifth finger, low-set ears, asymmetry, or syndactyly.
25m (4ft) high x 30cm (12in) wide - a very well-known and particularly striking-looking flower, with large, bright orange, spotted flowers with incurving petals that make a ball shape and long, curving stamens like tiger's whiskers.