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incurvate

[adj. in-kur-veyt, in-kur-vit; v. in-kur-veyt, in-kur-veyt] /adj. ˈɪn kɜrˌveɪt, ɪnˈkɜr vɪt; v. ˈɪn kɜrˌveɪt, ɪnˈkɜr veɪt/
adjective
1.
curved, especially inward.
verb (used with object), incurvated, incurvating.
2.
to make curved; turn from a straight line or course; curve, especially inward.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin incurvātus, past participle of incurvāre. See incurve, -ate1
Related forms
incurvature
[in-kur-vuh-cher] /ɪnˈkɜr və tʃər/ (Show IPA),
incurvation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for in-curvature

incurvate

verb (ˈɪnkɜːˌveɪt)
1.
to curve or cause to curve inwards
adjective (ɪnˈkɜːvɪt; -veɪt)
2.
curved inwards
Derived Forms
incurvation, noun
incurvature (ɪnˈkɜːvətʃə) noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin incurvāre (vb)
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