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Definition of "curls" []

  • (esp of hair) to grow into curves or ringlets (verb)
  • 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)
  • Plural form of curl. (noun)

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  • Specifically, a body of curly hair on someone's head (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of curl. (verb)

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Use "curls" in a sentence
  • "He was born purple, with lots of hair pasted in curls to his head."
  • "So to soften my face a bit, I discovered that I can dampen the wisps at my temples and get pin curls, no curling iron required."
  • "Susan Olsen, who played Cindy ( "the youngest one in curls") will be signing copies of her new book, Love to Love You Bradys: The Bizarre Story of The Brady Bunch Variety Hour, at the Santa Monica Public Library on September 26 at 1pm."