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curve

US [kɜrv]
UK [kɜː(r)v]
  • n.曲线;弯曲;曲面;弧线
  • v.(使)沿曲线移动;呈曲线形
  • Web弯道;曲球;使弯曲
Plural Form:curves  Present Participle:curving  Past Tense:curved  
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n.
1.
曲线;弧线;曲面;弯曲a line or surface that bends gradually; a smooth bend
the delicate curve of her ear
她耳朵的优美曲线
a pattern of straight lines and curves
直线与曲线交织的图案
a curve in the road
道路上的拐弯处
The driver lost control on a curve and the vehicle hit a tree.
司机在拐弯处失控,车撞到了一棵树上。
to plot a curve on a graph
在图上绘出一条曲线
the unemployment-income curve(= a line on a graph showing the relationship between the number of unemployed people and national income)
失业与国民收入曲线
2.
(投向击球员的)曲线球a ball that moves in a curve when it is thrown to the batter
One of the journalists threw the senator a curve(= surprised him by asking a difficult question) .
一名记者向那位参议员提出了一个出乎意料的难题。
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Our expert advice will help you stay ahead of the curve.
我们的专业建议将有助于你保持引领潮流。
We've fallen behind the curve when it comes to developing new digital products.
就开发新的数码产品而论,我们已经落后了。
ahead of/behind the curve
引领/落后于潮流in advance of or behind a particular trend
Our expert advice will help you stay ahead of the curve.
我们的专业建议将有助于你保持引领潮流。
We've fallen behind the curve when it comes to developing new digital products.
就开发新的数码产品而论,我们已经落后了。
v.
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~ (sth) (+ adv./prep.)
(使)沿曲线移动;呈曲线形to move or make sth move in the shape of a curve; to be in the shape of a curve
The road curved around the bay.
那条路沿海湾呈曲线伸展。
The ball curved through the air.
球在空中沿曲线移动。
His lips curved in a smile.
他咧嘴笑了。

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