HyperDic: curved_shape

 NOUN shape curved shape, curve the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Meaning Synonym The trace of a point whose direction of motion changes. curve Cupid's bow The double curve of the upper lip when considered to resemble Cupid's bow S-shape A double curve resembling the letter S arc A continuous portion of a circle arch A curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening bell, bell shape, campana The shape of a bell bend, crook, twist, turn A circular segment of a curve bow, arc Something curved in shape catenary The curve theoretically assumed by a perfectly flexible and inextensible cord of uniform density / density and cross section hanging freely from two fixed points closed curve A curve (such as a circle) having no endpoints crescent Any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters envelope A curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves extrados The exterior curve of an arch gooseneck Something in a thin curved form (like the neck of a goose) helix, spiral A curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle hook, crotchet A sharp curve or crook intrados The interior curve of an arch lemniscate Any of several plane algebraic curves in the shape of a figure eight meander A bend or curve, as in a stream or river normal curve, bell-shaped curve, Gaussian curve, Gaussian shape A symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution perversion A curve that reverses the direction of something quadric, quadric surface A curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree roulette, line roulette A line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure scallop, crenation, crenature, crenel, crenelle 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.) sinuosity, sinuousness Having curves spiral A plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center wave, undulation An undulating curve line A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness straight line A line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction curva corba