curl

I [kɜːl]
nome
1) (of hair) riccio m., ricciolo m.
2) (of wood) truciolo m.; (of smoke) spirale f.
3)

with a curl of one's lip — con una smorfia di sdegno

II 1. [kɜːl]
verbo transitivo
1) arricciare [hair]
2) (wind, coil)

to curl one's fingers around sth. — [person] afferrare qcs.

to curl itself around sth. — [snake, caterpillar] arrotolarsi attorno a qcs.

to curl one's lip — [person] fare una smorfia di sdegno; [dog] digrignare i denti

2.
verbo intransitivo [hair] arricciarsi; [paper, leaf] accartocciarsi; [edges, corner] piegarsi

smoke curled upwards — il fumo saliva in spirali

••

to make sb.'s hair curl — colloq. (in shock) fare rizzare i capelli a qcn

* * *
[kə:l] 1. verb
1) (to twist or turn (especially hair) into small coils or rolls: My hair curls easily.) arricciare, arricciarsi
2) ((sometimes with up) to move in curves; to bend or roll: The paper curled (up) at the edges.) arrotolarsi
2. noun
1) (a coil of hair etc.) riccio, ricciolo
2) (the quality of being curled: My hair has very little curl in it.) ondulazione
- curly
- curliness
- curl up
* * *
[kɜːl]
1. n
(of hair) ricciolo, riccio, (of smoke) anello
2. vt
(hair) ondulare, (tightly) arricciare

she curled her lip in scorn — arricciò sprezzantemente le labbra

3. vi
(hair) arricciarsi

it's enough to make your hair curl fam — è una cosa da far drizzare i capelli

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curl /kɜ:l/
n.
1 riccio; ricciolo
2 spira, voluta (di fumo, ecc.)
3 [u] arricciatura (dei capelli); arricciamento; accartocciamento (della carta, ecc.)
4 [u] (bot.) accartocciamento delle foglie (per malattia)
5 (ind.) ricciolo (per farne impiallacciati)
6 (naut.) giro di bitta
7 (fis.) rotore
a curl of the lip, una smorfia di disprezzo □ curl paper, bigodino di carta □ to wear one's hair in curl, tenere i capelli arricciati (o in piega).
(to) curl /kɜ:l/
A v. t.
1 arricciare: to curl one's moustache, arricciarsi i baffi
2 arrotolare; avvolgere a spirale
3 arricciare; increspare; storcere: to curl one's mouth, storcere la bocca; arricciare il naso; to curl one's lip, arricciare le labbra (per disprezzo)
B v. i.
1 arricciarsi; essere riccio: Your hair curls naturally, i tuoi capelli sono ricci per natura
2 arrotolarsi; avvolgersi a spirale
3 (sport) giocare a curling
to curl oneself up, rannicchiarsi □ to curl into a ball, raggomitolarsi □ to curl up, arricciarsi, avvolgersi a spirale; (del fumo) salire in spire; rannicchiarsi, raggomitolarsi □ to curl up the corners of a book, piegare gli orli d'un libro; fare le orecchie a un libro □ That'll make your hair curl, ti si rizzeranno i capelli!
* * *
I [kɜːl]
nome
1) (of hair) riccio m., ricciolo m.
2) (of wood) truciolo m.; (of smoke) spirale f.
3)

with a curl of one's lip — con una smorfia di sdegno

II 1. [kɜːl]
verbo transitivo
1) arricciare [hair]
2) (wind, coil)

to curl one's fingers around sth. — [person] afferrare qcs.

to curl itself around sth. — [snake, caterpillar] arrotolarsi attorno a qcs.

to curl one's lip — [person] fare una smorfia di sdegno; [dog] digrignare i denti

2.
verbo intransitivo [hair] arricciarsi; [paper, leaf] accartocciarsi; [edges, corner] piegarsi

smoke curled upwards — il fumo saliva in spirali

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to make sb.'s hair curl — colloq. (in shock) fare rizzare i capelli a qcn


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