  # Curved vs. Curvy — What's the Difference? ## Definitions

#### Curved➦

A line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion.

#### Curvy➦

A line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion.

#### Curved➦

A surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous fashion.

#### Curvy➦

A surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous fashion.

#### Curved➦

Something characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body.

#### Curvy➦

Something characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body.

#### Curved➦

A relatively smooth bend in a road or other course.

#### Curvy➦

A relatively smooth bend in a road or other course.

#### Curved➦

A line representing data on a graph.

#### Curvy➦

A line representing data on a graph.

#### Curved➦

A trend derived from or as if from such a graph
"Once again, the politicians are behind the curve" (Ted Kennedy).

#### Curvy➦

A trend derived from or as if from such a graph
"Once again, the politicians are behind the curve" (Ted Kennedy).

#### Curved➦

A graphic representation showing the relative performance of individuals as measured against each other, used especially as a method of grading students in which the assignment of grades is based on predetermined proportions of students.

#### Curvy➦

A graphic representation showing the relative performance of individuals as measured against each other, used especially as a method of grading students in which the assignment of grades is based on predetermined proportions of students.

#### Curved➦

The graph of a function on a coordinate plane.

#### Curvy➦

The graph of a function on a coordinate plane.

#### Curved➦

The intersection of two surfaces in three dimensions.

#### Curvy➦

The intersection of two surfaces in three dimensions.

#### Curved➦

The graph of the solutions to any equation of two variables.

#### Curvy➦

The graph of the solutions to any equation of two variables.

#### Curved➦

(Baseball) A curve ball.

#### Curvy➦

(Baseball) A curve ball.

#### Curved➦

(Slang) Something that is unexpected or designed to trick or deceive.

#### Curvy➦

(Slang) Something that is unexpected or designed to trick or deceive.

#### Curved➦

To move in or take the shape of a curve
The path curves around the lake.

#### Curvy➦

To move in or take the shape of a curve
The path curves around the lake.

#### Curved➦

To cause to curve.

#### Curvy➦

To cause to curve.

#### Curved➦

(Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.

#### Curvy➦

(Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.

#### Curved➦

To grade (students, for example) on a curve.

#### Curvy➦

To grade (students, for example) on a curve.

#### Curved➦

Having a curve or curves.

Having curves.

#### Curved➦

Simple past tense and past participle of curve

Or curvaceous.

#### Curved➦

Not straight; having or marked by curves. Opposite of straight.

#### Curvy➦

Having curves;
A settee with only one curvy end

#### Curved➦

Curved with the micropyle near the base almost touching its stalk; - of a plant ovule. Opposite of orthotropous.

#### Curvy➦

(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves;
Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
A curvy young woman in a tight dress

#### Curved➦

Not straight; having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend;
The curved tusks of a walrus
His curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard