Definition of Incurvating
1. incurvate [v] - See also: incurvate
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Literary usage of Incurvating
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A System of Mechanical Philosophy by John Robison, James Watt (1822)
"... there will be continually more and more of the centripetal force employed in accelerating the motion, and less employed in incurvating the path, ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"'It is a harmless creature of the same size and quality with the rabbit, and with the like incurvating posture and disposition of the fore-teeth; ..."
3. A Treatise on Disputed Handwriting and the Determination of Genuine from by William Elijah Hagan (1894)
"... pencil is moved inwardly toward the palm of the writer's hand, it is so actuated by the incurvating operations of the fingers and thumb acting together. ..."
4. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal (1826)
"The difference between the two diseases being, agreeably to him, that in ecstacy the muscles are thrown into a rigid and permanent spasm, not incurvating ..."
5. Treatise on the Diseases of Women: For the Use of Students and Practitioners by Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1892)
"At the lower part of this eminence there appears a fissure, which, incurvating and uniting with the lower portion of ..."