In`cur*va"tion (?), n. [L. incurvatio: cf. F. incurvation.]

1.

The act of bending, or curving.

2.

The state of being bent or curved; curvature.

An incurvation of the rays. Derham.

3.

The act of bowing, or bending the body, in respect or reverence.

"The incurvations of the knee."

Bp. Hall.

 

© Webster 1913.

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