[ in-kurv ]
/ ɪnˈkɜrv /

verb (used with or without object), in·curved, in·curv·ing.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for incurve

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

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

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

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