II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

III. FORM

2. Special Form
Curvature.

[Antonyms: straightness, angularity.]

[Nouns] curvature, curvity, curvation; incurvature, incurvity; incurvation; bend; flexure, flexion; conflexure; crook, hook, bought, bending; deflexion, inflexion; concameration; arcuation, devexity, turn, deviation, detour, sweep; curl, curling; bough; recurvity, recurvation; sinuosity [more].

carve, arc, arch, arcade, vault, bow, crescent, half-moon, lunule, horseshoe, loop, crane neck; parabola, hyperbola; catenary, festoon; conchoid, cardioid; caustic; tracery; arched ceiling, arched roof; bay window, bow window.

[Verbs] be curved; sweep, swag, sag; deviate [more]; turn; reenter.

render curved; bend, curve, incurvate; deflect, inflect; crook; turn, round, arch, arcuate, arch over, concamerate; bow, curl, recurve, frizzle.

[Adjectives] curved; curviform, curvilineal, curvilinear; devex, devious; recurved, recurvous; crump; bowed; vaulted, hooked; falciform, falcated; semicircular, crescentic; luniform, lunular; semilunar, conchoidal; cordiform, cordated; cardioid; heart shaped, bell shaped, boat shaped, crescent shaped, lens shaped, moon shaped, oar shaped, shield shaped, sickle shaped, tongue shaped, pear shaped, fig shaped; reniform; lentiform, lenticular; bow-legged (distored) [more]; oblique [more]; circular [more].

aduncated, arclike, arcuate, beaked; bicorn, bicornuous, bicornute; clypeate, clypeiform; cymbiform, embowed, galeiform; hamate, hamiform, hamous; hooked; linguiform, lingulate; lobiform, lunate, navicular, peltate, remiform, rhamphoid; rostrate, rostiferous, rostroid; scutate, scaphoid, uncate; unguiculate, unguiform.

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