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curl 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kərl/,
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curled, past participle; curling, present participle; curled, past tense; curls, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Form or cause to form into a curved or spiral shape
    • - her fingers curled around the microphone
    • - a slice of ham had begun to curl up at the edges
    • - she used to curl her hair with rags
  2. Sit or lie with the knees drawn up
    • - she curled up and went to sleep
  3. Move or cause to move in a spiral or curved course
    • - a wisp of smoke curling across the sky
  4. (with reference to one's mouth or upper lip) Raise or cause to raise slightly on one side as an expression of contempt or disapproval
    • - Maria saw his lip curl sardonically
  5. (in weight training) Lift (a weight) using only the hands, wrists, and forearms

  6. Play at the game of curling

Noun
  1. A lock of hair having a spiral or coiled form
    • - her blond hair was a mass of tangled curls
  2. A thing having a spiral or inwardly curved form
    • - a curl of blue smoke
  3. A curling movement
    • - the sneering curl of his lip
  4. (with reference to a person's hair) A state or condition of being curled
    • - your hair has a natural curl
    • - large perm rods give volume and control rather than lots of curl
  5. A weightlifting exercise involving movement of only the hands, wrists, and forearms
    • - a dumbbell curl
  6. The vector product of the operator del and a given vector


  1. coil: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  2. form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
  3. American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
  4. curl up: shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
  5. coil: wind around something in coils or loops
  6. lock: a strand or cluster of hair
  7. cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols. The cURL project produces two products, libcurl and cURL. It was first released in 1997.
  8. Curl, in football, is spin on the ball which will make it swerve, or bend, when kicked. This is imparted largely through almost slicing across the ball, and utilisation of either the inside or outside foot depending on which direction the ball should bend towards. ...
  9. In vector calculus, the curl (or rotor) is a vector operator that describes the infinitesimal rotation of a 3-dimensional vector field. At every point in the field, the curl is represented by a vector. The attributes of this vector (length and direction) characterize the rotation at that point.
  10. Curl is a reflective object-oriented programming language for interactive web applications whose goal is to provide a smoother transition between formatting and programming. ...
  11. A Curl route, also called a button hook, is a pattern run by a receiver in American Football, where the receiver appears to be running a Fly pattern but after a set amount of steps or yards will quickly stop and turn around, looking for a pass. ...
  12. Curling is a sport in which players slide stones across a sheet of ice towards a target area. It is related to bowls, boule and shuffleboard.
  13. A piece or lock of curling hair; a ringlet; A curved stroke or shape; A spin making the trajectory of an object curve; Movement of a moving rock away from a straight line; Any exercise performed by bending the arm, wrist, or leg on the exertion against resistance, especially those that train ...
  14. (curling) a winter sport where players aim and slide stones down a sheet of ice and attempt to get their color stones closest to the house (a circular target marked on the ice)
  15. (Curled) A hair shaft form that is bent into or towards a spiral form.
  16. (Curled) or Spiral: horns with strong curvature, such that they circle in a helix. Seen in sheep, in which the horns curl round at the sides of the head to provide a hard, curved area to butt with; also in impala, which grow the horns upward and outward in a long spiral.
  17. Dreads are curled to a spring like shape.
  18. (Curling) the end result of what happens to flooring when it was sanded when the moisture was still too high in the wood. When the flooring dries out, the edges curl downward, causing crowning in the center of the boards.
  19. (14. Curling) This sport has Gaelic origins. Curling is played on ice with approximately 42-pound granite stones. The size of the playing surface (called "a sheet") is 138 feet long by approximately 14 feet wide. ...
  20. (Curling) A change in the shape of timber, such as straightness or flatness, due to drying or temperature differences.
  21. (Curling) A sport played on ice involving gently pushing a large, smooth stone along a narrow course. Superficially similar to shuffleboard.
  22. (Curling) A symptom of insect, diseases or nutritional disorder that causes leaves to roll up or down.
  23. (Curling) A well-known game on the ice.
  24. (Curling) Following Team Canada’s success in curling at the Olympics, Jarvis tried to follow suit. The team had a 4-3 record this year, carrying them to the semifinals, where they lost to Malvern 6-2. ...
  25. (Curling) Skating transitions looking inward/outward of the rink but sets up to receiving or send a pass.