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curvature (s) (noun), curvatures (pl)
1. A bending or turning of an object; especially, an abnormal one: Max has a distorted curvature of his spine.

The geologists were researching the curvature of the earth's surface.

2. Etymology: from Latin curvatura, "a bending"; from curvatus, "crooked, bent, curved".
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