*[theatre]* Curve is a theatre in Leicester, England, based in the Cultural quarter in Leicester City Centre. Before being named Curve, it was referred to as Leicester Performing Arts Centre. It is adjacent to the Leicester Athena conference and banqueting centre. == Overview == Curve, designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and engineered by Ad...

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*n]* - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes 2. [n] - a line on a graph representing data 3. [n] - a baseball thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approach the batter

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**Curve** (kûrv)

* adjective* [ Latin

* curvus* bent, curved. See

__ Cirb__ .] Bent without angles; crooked; curved; as, a

* curve* line; a

* curve* surface.

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**Curve** * noun* [ See

__ Curve__ ,

* adjective* ,

__ Cirb__ .]

** 1.** A bending without angles; that which is bent; a flexure; as, a

* curve* in a railway or canal.

** 2.** * (Geom.)* A line described according to some low, and having no finite portion of it a strai...

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**Curve** * transitive verb* [

* imperfect & past participle * __ Curved__ (k?rvd);

* present participle & verbal noun * __ Curving__ .] [ Latin

* curvare* ., from

* curvus* . See

__ Curve__ ,

* adjective* ,

__ Curb__ .] To ben...

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**Curve** * intransitive verb* To bend or turn gradually from a given direction; as, the road

* curves* to the right.

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A nonangular deviation from a straight course in a line or surface. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...

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*noun* a line on a graph representing data

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curved shape *noun* the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

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breaking ball *noun* a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approach the batter

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*noun* the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

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(kurv) a line that is not straight, or that describes part of a circle, especially a line representing varying values in a graph.

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• (a.) Bent without angles; crooked; curved; as, a curve line; a curve surface. • (a.) A line described according to some low, and having no finite portion of it a straight line. • (a.) To bend; to crook; as, to curve a line; to curve a pipe; to cause to swerve from a straight course; as, to curve a ball in pitching it. • (a.) A...

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(from the article `derivative`) ...or, more precisely, as the slope of the tangent line at a point. Its calculation, in fact, derives from the slope formula for a straight line, ... branch of mathematics that studies the geometry of curves, surfaces, and manifolds (the higher-dimensional analogs of surfaces). The discipline owes ... ...

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a nonangular deviation from a straight course in a line or surface.

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*[tonality]* In image editing, a curve is a remapping of image tonality, specified as a function from input level to output level, used as a way to emphasize colours or other elements in a picture. Curves can usually be applied to all channels together in an image, or to each channel individually. Applying a curve to all channels typically ch...

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A continuous mapping from a one-dimensional space to an n-dimensional space. The most familiar mathematical curves are two- and three-dimensional graphs. A curve, such as a circle, that lies entirely in a plane is called a plane curve; by contrast, a curve that may pass through any region of three-d...

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curve, in mathematics, a line no part of which is straight; more generally, it is considered to be any one-dimensional collection of points, thus including the straight line as a special kind of curve. In analytic geometry a plane curve is usually considered as the graph of an equation or function, ...

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A curve (named from the Latin, curvus, meaning crooked), is a line which may be cut by a straight line in more points than one; a line in which no three consecutive points lie in the same direction. The doctrine of curves and of the figures and solids generated from curves constitutes what is called the higher geometry, and forms one of the most in...

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Type: Term Pronunciation: kerv Definitions: 1. A nonangular continuous bend or line. 2. A chart or graphic representation, by means of a continuous line connecting individual observations, of the course of a physiologic activity, of the number of cases of a disease in a given period, or of any entity that might be otherwise presented by a table of ...

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In geometry, the locus of a point moving according to specified conditions. The circle is the locus of all points equidistant from a given point (the centre). Other common geometrical curves are the ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola, which are also produced when a cone is cut by a plane at different a...

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Ball that breaks from right to left (for right-handers) in a huge arc (and vice-versa for lefties).

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*[disambiguation]* A curve is a geometrical object in mathematics. Curve(s) may also refer to: ==Music== ==Other uses== == See also == ...

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*[magazine]* Curve is a lesbian magazine published in the United States. It covers news, politics, social issues, and includes celebrity interviews and stories on entertainment, pop culture, style, travel, and a website that hosts an internet forum focusing on lesbian issues, active since 2000. The magazine was first published as Deneuve in M...

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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. Often curves in two-dimensional (plane curves) or three-dimensional (space curves) Euclidean space ...

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