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curl

verb /kəːl/
to twist or turn (especially hair) into small coils or rolls
rizar, enrollar
My hair curls easily.
(sometimes with up) to move in curves; to bend or roll
enrollarse
The paper curled (up) at the edges.
curler noun an object round which hair is rolled to make it curl, fastened in the hair.
rulo, bigudí
curly adjective ( comparative curlier, superlative curliest)
rizado
curly hair.
curliness noun
ondulación
the curliness of her hair.
curl up phrasal verb to move or roll into a position or shape
acurrucarse, hacerse un ovillo
The hedgehog curled (itself) up into a ball.
(Definition of curl from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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