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incurve

[in-kurv]
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verb (used with or without object), in·curved, in·curv·ing.
  1. to curve or cause to curve inward.
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Origin of incurve

First recorded in 1600–10, incurve is from the Latin word incurvāre to bend in, curve. See in-2, curve
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Historical Examples

  • The next was an incurve, but Brassy swung at it and missed again.

    The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • High or low, incurve or outcurve, they were all the same to him.

  • The first ball he pitched was an incurve, but it looked good to the batter, and he swung at it viciously.

  • His shoulders were bowed, the incurve of his thin stomach following the line of his back.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith