1. curvature

noun. ['ˈkɝːvətʃɝ'] the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve.


  • derived function
  • derivative
  • differential coefficient
  • first derivative


  • sharpness
  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity

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Rhymes with Curvature

  • caricature
  • expenditure
  • forfeiture
  • investiture
  • literature
  • musculature
  • signature
  • tablature
  • tabulature
  • temperature
  • temperature

Sentences with curvature

1. Noun, singular or mass
There will be a lot of cardboard gaps showing in the tail because of the curvature.

Quotes about curvature

1. The mist just keeps on lifting and soon I'll be able to see all the way, as far as the earth's curvature allows. It's a blessing, that curvature, that hidden hemisphere-if we could take it all in at one, why move?
- Walter Kirn

2. curvature

noun. ['ˈkɝːvətʃɝ'] the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface.


  • contour
  • straightness
  • shape
  • configuration
  • curliness
  • curve
  • form
  • conformation


  • straightness
  • curly
  • straight
  • evenness

3. curvature

noun. ['ˈkɝːvətʃɝ'] (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal.


  • status


  • crookedness
  • indirect