Definition of "curl" []

  • To twist (the hair, for example) into ringlets or coils. (verb-transitive)
  • To form into a coiled or spiral shape: curled the ends of the ribbon. (verb-transitive)
  • To decorate with coiled or spiral shapes. (verb-transitive)
  • To raise and turn under (the upper lip), as in snarling or showing scorn. (verb-transitive)
  • Sports To lift (a weight) by performing a curl. (verb-transitive)
  • (esp of hair) to grow into curves or ringlets (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To twist or roll (something, esp hair) into coils or ringlets (verb)
  • To become or cause to become spiral-shaped or curved; coil (verb)
  • To move in a curving or twisting manner (verb)
  • To play the game of curling (verb)
  • A curve or coil of hair (noun)
  • A curved or spiral shape or mark, as in wood (noun)
  • The act of curling or state of being curled (noun)
  • Any of various plant diseases characterized by curling of the leaves (noun)
  • A vector quantity associated with a vector field that is the vector product of the operator ∇ and a vector function A, where ∇ = i∂/∂x + j∂/∂by + k∂/∂z,i, j, and k being unit vectors. Usually written curl A, rot A (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "curl" in a sentence
  • "Currently when the server sends the 401 and closes the connection the perl client doesn't re-try with the auth credentials. code snippet with curl options: my $curl = WWW:: Curl:: Easy-new; $curl - setopt (CURLOPT_HTTPGET, 1); $curl-setopt (CURLOPT_HTTPVERION_1_1, 1); $curl - setopt (CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH, CURLAUTH_DIGEST); $curl-setopt (CURLOPT_USERPWD, "admin: system");"
  • "$curl - setopt (CURLOPT_PRIVATE, $curlId); $curl-setopt (CURLOPT_URL, $url); $curl -"
  • "$max_line_length = 40; # set your curl location my $curl = "/ usr / bin / curl";"