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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From metathesis of Middle English _crulle_.

From metathesis of Middle English crulle.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /kəːl/ * (US) IPA(key): /kɝl/ * Rhymes: -ɜː(r)l

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəːl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɝl/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)l

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

CURL (_plural_ CURLS) * A piece or lock of curling hair; a ringlet. * 1866, Louisa May Alcott, _Behind A Mask or, A Woman's Power_, chapter 7: […] she took it down, looked long and fondly at it, then, shaking her CURLS about her face, as if to hide the act, pressed it to her lips and seemed to weep over it in an uncontrollable paroxysm of tender grief. * A curved stroke or shape. * 1995, John Curtis, Julian Reade, & Dominique Collon, _Art and Empire: Treasures from Assyria in the British Museum‎_, page 184: […] the backs of their necks and their forelegs are decorated with CURLS and their necks and bodies are covered with fine, undulating lines. * A spin making the trajectory of an object curve. * 1909, Harold Horsfall Hilton, _The Six Handicap Golfer's Companion_[2], page 38: It is possible to use the wind which blows from the left to the right by playing well into the wind with the slightest bit of CURL on the ball

curl (plural curls)

  1. A piece or lock of curling hair; a ringlet.
  2. A curved stroke or shape.
  3. A spin making the trajectory of an object curve.
Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

CURL (_third-person singular simple present_ CURLS, _present participle_ CURLING, _simple past and past participle_ CURLED) * (transitive) To cause to move in a curve. * 1998, Nick Hornby, _Fever Pitch‎_, p.70: He picked the ball up about forty yards out on the left wing, left a trail of Arsenal defenders in his wake, and CURLED the ball round Geoff Barnett as he came right out into the far corner. * (transitive) To make into a curl or spiral. * 2004, Jacquelyn Mitchard, _Twelve Times Blessed‎_, p.249: She CURLS her spine; she wedges a pillow between her knees. * (intransitive) To assume the shape of a curl or spiral. * 1847, Charlotte Brontë, _Jane Eyre‎_, Ch.XXXI: It seemed to me that Mr. St. John's under lip protruded, and his upper lip CURLED a moment. * (intransitive) To move in curves. * 1977, Scott O'Dell, _Carlota‎_, p.1: Clouds CURLED down from the mountains. * 2007, John Coyne, _The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan‎_, p.97: The ball CURLED to a stop within six inches of the hole. * (intransitive, curling) To take part in the sport of curling. _I CURL at my local club every weekend._ * (transitive, weightlifting) To exercise by bending the arm, wrist, or leg on the exertion against resistance, especially of the biceps. * 2008, Joseph Lee Klapper, _The Complete Idiot's Guide to Boosting Your Metabolism‎_, p.119: When CURLING the weight, bring the barbell up toward the chin, then return it to its starting position. Keep your elbows and upper arms as immobile as possible to isolate the biceps. * To twist or form (the hair, etc.) into ringlets. * George Gascoigne (c.1535-1577) CURL their locks with bodkins and with braid. * 1977, Agatha Christie, _An Autobiography_, Part II, chapter4: There was also hairdressing: hairdressing, too, really was hairdressing in those times — no running a comb through it and that was that. It was CURLED, frizzed, waved, put in curlers overnight, waved with hot tongs;

curl (third-person singular simple present curls, present participle curling, simple past and past participle curled)

  1. (transitive) To cause to move in a curve.
  2. (transitive) To make into a curl or spiral.
  3. (intransitive) To assume the shape of a curl or spiral.
  4. (intransitive) To move in curves.
  5. (intransitive, curling) To take part in the sport of curling.
    I curl at my local club every weekend.
  6. (transitive, weightlifting) To exercise by bending the arm, wrist, or leg on the exertion against resistance, especially of the biceps.
  7. To twist or form (the hair, etc.) into ringlets.

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