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curve

  
      n  
   (=shape)   courbe    f     
→ The beach stretched away before them in a gentle curve.        
   (=bend)     (in the road)    tournant    m  , virage    m  
     (on graph)    courbe $   f  
→ Each firm will face a downward-sloping demand curve ...        
→ a temporary blip on an otherwise healthy growth curve        
     (mainly US)  
to throw sb a curve      prendre qn de court  
      vt   courber
      vi  
[line, surface, arch]  
s'incurver  
→ The archway curves to a point.        
[road]   faire une courbe  
→ The lane curved round to the right.        


curve ball  
      n     (mainly US)  
to throw sb a curve ball      prendre qn de court  
learning curve  
      n  
We're on a steep learning curve.      Nous devons apprendre très vite.  
→ Both he and the crew are on a steep learning curve ...        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
courbe
[Tech.]
v.
courber (vt.) ; se courber[COM] (vr.)
[Tech.]
n.
courbe de BÉZIER
[Comp.]
n.
courbe D log E
[Tech.]
n.
forme d'une courbe
[Med.]
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'curve' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
curve
n.
curve
n.
curve
v.
curve
v.
curve
v.
curve
n.
curve
n.
bell curve
n.
skew curve
n.
trend curve
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