Translation of curve in Spanish:


curva, n.

Pronunciation /kərv//kəːv/


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    curva feminine
    • The ruler has a fixed distance marked on it and one mark is kept on a given line while the other traces the conchoid curve.
    • He trailed his mouth to the curve of her neck, softly kissing her.
    • It's a big cattle operation at a curve in the road.
    • Most tend to begin by either drawing gentle curves or straight lines on the daisyphone, creating rising or falling note progressions or a stark-sounding chords respectively.
    • You don't go very far without a little hill or a curve in the road.
    • The Impala ripped down the road and took the curve quickly; the fog had vanished now, and the sky was clear now.
    • The mishap occurred approximately 150 yards from the member's home on a narrow dirt road with a blind curve.
    • She smiles, a soft, trembling upward curve of mouth, " Not really.
    • Many famous mathematicians, including Descartes, have worked on a class of curves called cycloids.
    • The way Keaira took the curves of this road Kat could tell Keaira had been riding for a few years.
    • His tight black muscle shirt hugged his chest, outlining his every curve.
    • To his greatest regret later in life, he never published an account of the method that allowed the computation of areas, lengths of curves, tangents, and maxima and minima of functions.
    • We can never fit a straight tangent line to the curve at the point.
    • With finite sample sizes, the curves deviate from this straight line and the deviation increases as the sample size decreases.
    • Even the most macho of male drivers do not want to sweat it out driving or get a crick in the neck, manoeuvring hairpin curves on mountain roads.
    • Judging the paintings, he said that straight lines, curves and equilateral triangles, involved in the drawing, could shape the children's handwriting.
    • Figure 5 provides an illustration of the corner tracking-error issue when negotiating a curve in a road.
    • Rounding the curve in the road Crow makes a turn and heads straight towards the finish line ribbon strung across the road.
    • Light from the street lamps would wrap around the compact space, following the natural curves.
    • And he pushes the car past ninety, flying around the curves in the road.
    • Little manipulation is required within the heart because the wire follows a natural curve.
    • Using some fairly sophisticated mathematics, you can program the computer to pick out in that array things like straight lines and nicely shaped curves.
    • He was outlining a curve in black ink with a quill pen when someone knocked on the door.
    • So it's been a road with various curves and detours, not a straight, linear march towards a predetermined goal.
    • Winding stone walkways, designed to mimic the natural curves and stratification sculpted by wind and water, gradually ascend eight levels to the street.
    • They were at one of the biggest, cruelest curves on the winding road.
    • ‘He won't be able to,’ I said, watching as a sharp curve in the road grew closer and closer.
    • When the process was repeated over the remainder of the wall safe area, a strange outline of several concentric curves appeared.
    • The straight line must be one of the earliest curves studied, but Euclid in his Elementsalthough he devotes much study to the straight line, does not consider it a curve.
    • In formal terms, the imagery plays with and against the shape of the tiles; curves contend with straight lines and figures are skewed or framed quite tightly.
    • Each turn around Pacific Cove's many winding curves revealed smaller roads and hairpin turns.
    • David's house was right around the curve in the road.
    • Or position a mirror at a sharp curve in a road and you can suddenly see around the bend, catching a glimpse of something to come that otherwise would have been hidden.
    • Don't stand immediately after a curve in the road, people won't see you until they're right on you.
    • As we drove up the road with its hairpin curves to Mukkali, the air was dry and the surrounding hills looked desolate.
    • His crisp white Greek Revival house still stands at a curve in the main road, momentarily blocking the bay view as you drive past.
    • Ultimately, for an infinite number of sides (in effect, a circle), the curve becomes a straight, horizontal line.
    • The collision occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle at a curve in the road while attempting to avoid the Federal Border Guard.
    • And the length of the curve is again a discontinuous function of the starting point.
    • Out in the country, past the big cities, over four hills, and through countless curves on the road, lay the small town of Benwin.
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    curva feminine
    • Data for I / V curves were acquired by varying the patch potential when the channels were open and examining the changes in the current amplitude.
    • Terence noticed the redheaded woman walking towards him, bright green eyes and a figure full of curves.
    • Her perfect voluptuous figure with the right curves in the right places were accentuated by the tight black leather pants and top she was wearing.
    • The dress hugged her body tightly but gently; bringing out her full curves and luscious figure.
    • For now, you could throw a T-shirt over your bikini, shop for a swimsuit that downplays your curves or figure out where you could enjoy a girls-only swim.
    • Her figures now show off curves as well as angles, and include touches of Impressionism as they pose, row boats and toddle babies across sandy beaches.
    • The magazine even dared to say the poncho was suitable for all body shapes, flattering curves and disguising hefty hips.
    • From the fact that Newton uses the letter v for the ordinate, it may be inferred that Newton is thinking of the curve as being a graph of velocity against time.
    • All of the curves and contours of her torso seemed to fit right into mine.
    • If the slope of the curve does not vary as C increases, the character is isogonic; if it varies, this means that the growth-rate of the abdomen varies.
    • Given that quantity best response curves slope downward, when firm 2's sales fall in country 1, firm 1 expands its output.
    • The waist was fit to show her curves and the perfect figure of her body.
    • She was dripping with water, the tunic outlining the high curve of her young chest, her hair falling heavily in her back, a large pool of water growing around her.
    • She wore a rose-dyed sacking dress, exquisitely worked under the needle so that it graced her slight figure, presented the curves as clues.
    • There was a grace and an elegance she carried with her, and it went further than the sleek curves of her figure.
    • Her body with its generous curves still followed its own limpid rhythms and her long braid with its colourful Patiala parandis moved slowly to and fro upon that impregnable behind.
    • Her stick figure turned into voluptuous curves.
    • She noted her slim figure, slight curves suggested womanhood.
    • The assymetric-cut skirt, single shoulder dress decorated with soft pleats and belts outlines the beautiful curve of women.
    • We used the data from the field experiment to estimate recruitment curves for beetle populations on each genotype.
    • From the individual dose - response curves we chose doses in the linear part for the combination treatments.
    • This situation leads to a blunter light-response curve, and lowers light use efficiency.
    • A simple model, where the curve varies with fruits, was compared with a complex model, where the curve varies with genotypes and fruits.
    • Each eigenfunction represents a family of deformations in the shape of the average curve for the population.
    • Her figure curves gracefully from head to toe as she stands there, the only one left clapping.
    • The curve divides the population according to their adoption of new technologies.
    • The major portion of the population curves and all population peaks occurred in soybean stage R5 to beginning R6.
    • This measures the difference between the areas under the curve of a graph of actual distribution of cumulative income and one indicating equality of income distribution.
    • The graphs are likelihood curves of population growth rate when the population size estimate is at its maximum-likelihood value.
    • We constructed population growth curves for the numbers of different genes / ORFs found in the tag location database.
    • She stood tall, unlike Winnie, she was 5'8, with a nice slender figure, with womanly curves.
    • Recruitment curves for beetle populations on each soybean genotype were plotted by fitting a Ricker model to the data using likelihood methods.
    • The curve forms from a graph plotting return and risk indicated by volatility, which is represented by standard deviation.
    • Slim figure, nice curves, the girl was a walking boy magnet!
    • The area below the curve with respect to the cross section gives an idea of the missing ballast.
    • The substantial shift of decay curves to lower frequency as a result of compound-DNA interactions is readily seen in Fig.4.
    • Her figure had curves in all the right places, her face was the kind that poets would write endless sonnets about, and her hair just seemed to ask him to run his fingers through it.
    • Most of us lie between two extreme ends of a bell-shaped curve of sleep length and efficiency.
    • The fabric of her clothes whirled about her figure stretching against her curves.
    • As we saw earlier, x-axis is the pedal curve of the parabola with respect to its focus.
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    (on graph)
    curva feminine
    the Laffer curve la curva Laffer

intransitive verb

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    (surface) estar curvado
    (surface) estar combado
    it curves outward está curvado hacia afuera
    • This good sense was reinforced when I saw the trail curving down the side of the mountain toward the city site.
    • Especially with the delightful back garden that Adrian designed with sweeps of gravel and curving footpaths.
    • She seemed more amused as her perfectly plucked eyebrows raised, a small smile curving her mouth.
    • Her lips a luscious red with her mouth curving into a small smile as she approached him.
    • Each of the big spiraling arms was intended to be a megastructure, curving to a greenbelt.
    • Instead of merely curving down, the arms swoop down and around to hug the back of your head.
    • From the top, there were views south to Carlingford Lough and the sea, with the east coast of Ireland curving out of sight.
    • She rolled her eyes but I could still see a small smile curving at the corner of her lips.
    • The common name comes from the way in which the body is curved back on itself.
    • These were generally straight but also included forms that were curved or spiral or had lateral arms.
    • Cathery smiled at Kami, her eyes bright with colors, her mouth curving upwards.
    • This gave the Roman soldier a great deal of protection as it curved around his body.
    • Their tail is carried over their backs either tightly or loosely curled or curved in an arch.
    • The Seine snakes down to the bottom right before curving back up.
    • The seat was royal blue velvet, the edges studded with brass, the arms curving forwards laced with silver.
    • But the youngsters who zoom on their bikes curving along the hairpin bends have to take a day off.
    • When the chin is forward the front of the head becomes higher and the neck is curved in an exaggerated bend.
    • Louis curved his arm around her shoulders and placed a kiss on her cheek.
    • They flow like gusts of wind on a cool day, curving and twisting as they become yet another poem.
    • Weights were then progressively added to the weighing boat which caused the petiole to bend, curving upwards.
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    (river) describir una curva
    (ball) describir una curva
    (ball) curvear Mexico
    the path curves down to the sea el sendero tuerce y baja hacia el mar