Definitions for Curl

Definitions for (noun) Curl

Main entry: whorl, lock, ringlet, curl

Definition: a strand or cluster of hair

Main entry: Robert Curl, Robert F. Curl, Robert Floyd Curl Jr., Curl

Definition: American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)

Main entry: curl, curlicue, coil, gyre, whorl, ringlet, scroll, roll

Definition: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

Definitions for (verb) Curl

Main entry: curl, curve, kink

Definition: form a curl, curve, or kink

Usage: the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling

Main entry: curl

Definition: play the Scottish game of curling

Main entry: wave, curl

Definition: twist or roll into coils or ringlets

Usage: curl my hair, please

Main entry: curl, coil, loop

Definition: wind around something in coils or loops

Main entry: draw in, curl, curl up

Definition: shape one's body into a curl

Usage: She curled farther down under the covers; She fell and drew in

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