curved shape


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Noun1.curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changescurved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
bell-shaped curve, Gaussian curve, Gaussian shape, normal curve - a symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution
meander - a bend or curve, as in a stream or river
line - a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
closed curve - a curve (such as a circle) having no endpoints
S-shape - a double curve resembling the letter S
catenary - the curve theoretically assumed by a perfectly flexible and inextensible cord of uniform density and cross section hanging freely from two fixed points
Cupid's bow - the double curve of the upper lip when considered to resemble Cupid's bow
undulation, wave - an undulating curve
extrados - the exterior curve of an arch
gooseneck - something in a thin curved form (like the neck of a goose)
intrados - the interior curve of an arch
bend, turn, crook, twist - a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
crotchet, hook - a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
envelope - a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves
arc - a continuous portion of a circle
crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle, scallop - one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
spiral - a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
helix, spiral - a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
perversion - a curve that reverses the direction of something; "the tendrils of the plant exhibited perversion"; "perversion also shows up in kinky telephone cords"
sinuosity, sinuousness - having curves; "he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads"
arch - a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
bell shape, campana, bell - the shape of a bell
arc, bow - something curved in shape
crescent - any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
quadric, quadric surface - a curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree
line roulette, roulette - a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure
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The current elegant curved shape was also the result of many scheme study runs.
Crafted from glass, it features a delicately curved shape and black confetti detailing.
Heritage chiefs want Cables Wynd House and Linksview House - known as "the banany flats" for their curved shape - listed to ensure their survival.
Exterior balcony I love the curved shape and it's a nice reminder of the building's past - it was once used to haul in bales of hay.
Manish Bakshi, managing director of BenQ Middle East and Turkey, said that the curved shape display is designed to completely consume players' field of vision.
This postwar plastic was more durable than either paper or silk, and the simple curved shape Nelson devised became instantly popular.
It features an ergonometric curved shape and is initially available in three sizes: 4.
The back and sides are metal, with a slightly curved shape to the back that feels comfortable in the hand.
With regard to the landmine, this landed in the grave spaces about 20 metres from the cathedral, and to this day, if one looks closely, the curved shape of the crater can be clearly seen.
The M8's curved shape has been shaved into a slightly more grippable, angular form, but on first glance you'd barely notice the difference.
The curved shape designed to fit hip or pocket for right-handed shooters is a major selling point.
The pad has a cuticle edge curved shape that is appropriate for a nail on the nail area of the affected digit.