[ yoo-sheypt ]

  1. being in the form of a U.

Origin of U-shaped

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby U-shaped

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How to use U-shaped in a sentence

  • The U-shaped character of the valleys was very pronounced, while boulder-clay obtruded itself everywhere on our notice.

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