curl curl  /ˈkɜrl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  2. (n) American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
  3. (n) a strand or cluster of hair
  4. (v) form a curl, curve, or kink
  5. (v) shape one's body into a curl
  6. (v) wind around something in coils or loops
  7. (v) twist or roll into coils or ringlets
  8. (v) play the Scottish game of curling

Usage(s):

  • Some of these stretching moves can be done alone and others with a partner whom you'd enlist to, say, pull your fist away from you as you work to pull it in during a bicep curl.

News

  1. nuNAAT Launches Real Me Haircare Collection

    To compliment and enhance natural curl and texture, finding the right combination of products to create a personalized haircare regimen is essential. In July 2013, nuNAAT will launch a collection of paraben- and sulfate-free haircare products developed to meet the unique needs of women with curly, coily, or kinky hair. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Playbook Parable: Manu Ginobili Isolation

    Categories: Features , Playbook Parable Tags: Manu Ginobili , Miami Heat , nba finals , Playbook Parable , San Antonio Spurs Walter’s laying down by my feet, curled up on the once-red carpet now littered with his golden fur. This is what it’s like for him... ( Read more... )
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hardwood Paroxysm

  3. Superman’s Jewish roots inspire

    He didn’t look Jewish. Not with his perfect pug nose, electric blue eyes and a boyish spit curl that suggested Anglo as well as Saxon.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. "I've often replied, when asked, 'I'll retire when my toes turn up'," Wallace said in a statement. "Well, they're just beginning to curl a trifle, which means that, as I approach my 88th birthday, it's become apparent to me that my eyes and...
    on Mar 14, 2006 By: Mike Wallace Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "On that type of shot you can't really use the backing," said Gushue, a St. John's, NL, native and reigning Olympic gold medallist. "If you throw weight to get to the backing it's not going to curl which is what happened. I really just had to...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Brad Gushue Source: Toronto Star

  3. "The coating did not have enough adhesive strength, so it may peel off and curl up, hurting a user's hand," said Sony spokeswoman Ryoko Takagi.
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Takagi Source: INQ7.net

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