CURVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of curve
Definition:
v. bend or turn gradually from a given direction, as road curves to the right
Example:
Because the edges of the tube curve away from the film, the x-rays get scattered about, causing distortion.
Sentence in Classic:
She had said that pockets were funny things to have: and then all of a sudden she had broken away and had run laughing down the sloping curve of the path.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The light from the lamp opposite our door caught the white curve of her neck, lit up her hair that rested there and, falling, lit up the hand upon the railing.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He knelt down, and laying his head in the curve of her arm, which burned him as with fire through the sleeve, he sobbed like a little child.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre rushed to the wing, but the heat was so great that he involuntarily passed round in a curve and came upon the large house that was as yet burning only at one end, just below the roof, and around which swarmed a crowd of Frenchmen.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We watch the leaf which has fallen upon their shoulder, and it lies at the curve of their neck, and a drop of dew glistens upon it like a jewel.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
In her yellow robe, leaning, with a pillar to support her, a silver arrow in her hand, and a feather in her hair, she led the eye up, down, from the curve to the straight, through glades of greenery and shades of silver, dun and rose into silence.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
The harbour lies below me, with, on the far side, one long granite wall stretching out into the sea, with a curve outwards at the end of it, in the middle of which is a lighthouse.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Then, striking upward, it threw a lustrous fleck on her lips, edged her eyes with velvet shade, and laid a milky whiteness above the black curve of her brows.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
As she sat before the mirror brushing her hair, her face looked hollow and pale, and she was frightened by two little lines near her mouth, faint flaws in the smooth curve of the cheek.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
When they had rounded the curve of the dusty road that hid them from Tara, Brent drew his horse to a stop under a clump of dogwood.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It swerved at the bottom of the hill and disappeared; but it had such a lovely easy curve, of knights riding and ladies on palfreys.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context