HyperDic: incurvate

English > 3 senses of the word incurvate:
VERBmotionincurvatebend inwards
contactincurvatecause to curve / curve inward
ADJECTIVEallincurvate, incurvedbent into or having an inward curve
English > incurvate: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbent into or having an inward curve.
Synonymincurved
Broadercurved, curvingHaving or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
English > incurvate: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningbend inwards.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The body incurvates a little at the back"
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishencorvar
Nounsincurvationthe action of creating a curved shape
incurvationa shape that curves or bends inward
English > incurvate: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to curve / curve inward.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"gravity incurvates the rays"
Broaderflex, bend, deform, twist, turnCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
Nounsincurvationthe action of creating a curved shape
incurvationa shape that curves or bends inward

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