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curves meaning

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  • NounBFcurve
    1. plural of curve.
    2. VerbBFcurvePRcurvingPT, PPcurved
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of curve.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The interdenticle grooves of the serrated carinae are quite shallow and slightly curve ventrally towards the central region of crown [ …]
          • she took the steps two or three at a time ‎; he took the curve / corner too fast ‎
          • The nearly continuous light curves with micromagnitude precision provided by the space mission Kepler are revolutionising our view of pulsating stars.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • In addition, AIS patients were shown to have a distinct asymmetrical intravertebral deformity with its maximum being in the apical region of the curve.
          • Toyota used to be a company with foresight, always ready to take action, but now they have fallen very far behind the curve.
          • He asked the teacher to grade (the test) on a curve.

      Meaning of curves for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "curves" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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