/'kɜ:vətʃə(r); [US] -tʃʊər; `kɝvə,tʃur/
n [U] curved form; curving 弯曲形状; 弯曲
*the curvature of the earth's surface 地球表面的曲度
* to suffer from curvature of the spine 患脊柱弯曲症.
n [U and C]technical
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin: curvatura, from curvare; CURVE2]
the state of being curved, or the degree to which something is curved
the curvature of the Earth's surface
He suffered from curvature of the spine.