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Noun curl has 3 senses
  1. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
    --1 is a kind of round shape
    --1 has particulars: corolla; calyx; verticil
    Derived forms: verb curl3, verb curl2, verb curl1
  2. Curl, Robert Curl, Robert F. Curl, Robert Floyd Curl Jr. - American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    --2 is a kind of chemist
  3. lock, curl, ringlet, whorl - a strand or cluster of hair
    --3 is a kind of hair
    --3 is a part of hairdo, hair style, coiffure
    --3 has particulars: sausage curl; forelock; crimp; dreadlock
    Derived form: verb curl4
Verb curl has 5 senses
  1. curl, curve, kink - form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
    --1 is one way to change surface
    Derived form: noun curl1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. curl up, curl, draw in - shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
    --2 is one way to bend, flex
    Derived form: noun curl1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. coil, loop, curl - wind around something in coils or loops
    --3 is one way to wind, wrap, roll, twine
    Derived form: noun curl1
    Sample sentences:
    They curl the wire around the stick
    The wires curl around the stick
  4. curl, wave - twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
    --4 is one way to twist
    Derived forms: noun curl3, noun curler1
    Sample sentence:
    They curl their hair
  5. curl - play the Scottish game of curling
    --5 is one way to
    Derived form: noun curling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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