curl curl  /ˈkɜrl/


  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


  • 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.


  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 ...
    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


  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:

  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:

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