[ es-kurv ]
/ ˈɛsˌkɜrv /
a curve shaped like an S.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of S-curve
First recorded in 1975–80
Words nearby S-curve
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Example sentences from the Web for S-curve
Each gate has an S-curve wooden support built into it for added support.The Fairfax County Courthouse|Ross D. Netherton