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noun as in rounded part of thing, usually body part

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Each finger is lightly articulated, with a curvature that resembles my fingers in their relaxed state.

Objects warp the fabric of spacetime like a weight resting on a trampoline, and the fabric’s curvature guides their movements.

Some companies are offering a lens with an exaggerated curvature lens which distorts reality slightly in the favor of your wide view.

The smaller the screen, the less effective the curvature can be.

They’re great at that, especially if they account for the curvature of the Earth with a proper projection that doesn’t stretch out the northern states.

Even if you put it on a big building, the curvature of the earth prevents radar from going to the airplane.

He was described by Shakespeare as having a hunchback and indeed the skeleton shows evidence of curvature of the spine.

The place had a curvature like that of the seats in a theatre.

On the other hand, the curvature of the seas is a no less certain proof.

This curvature, unlike the lateral curvature, is a sequela of an actual disease of the bones.

They are not perfectly flat; for besides the longitudinal curvature already mentioned, they are curved transversely.

Not only the curvature, but even the tapering by straight lines, would be somewhat difficult of execution in the pieced column.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to curvature, such as: arc, arch, bend, bow, curve, and deflection.

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