curl

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Synonyms for curl

Synonyms for curl

to have or cause to have a curved or sinuous form or surface

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

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

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

form a curl, curve, or kink

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shape one's body into a curl

wind around something in coils or loops

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twist or roll into coils or ringlets

play the Scottish game of curling

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References in periodicals archive ?
Keeping this arm position, student raises the trunk, curling up to touch elbows to thighs, and then lowers the back to the floor so that the scapulas (shoulder blades) touch the floor, for one curl-up.