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curve meaning

EN[kɜːv] [ˈkʰɜːv] [kɝv] [ˈkʰɝv] [-ɜː(ɹ)v]
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WCurve
  • In mathematics, a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but which is not required to be straight. This entails that a line is a special case of curve, namely a curve with null curvature.
  • Various disciplines within mathematics have given the term different meanings depending on the area of study, so the precise meaning depends on context. However many of these meanings are special instances of the definition which follows.
  • Closely related meanings are "graph of a function" (as in "Phillips curve") and "two-dimensional or three-dimensional graph without a kink".
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of curve for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "curve" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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