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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)

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.

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";"