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English definition of “curl”

curl

verb [I, T]     /kɜːl/
to make something into the shape of a curl, or to be this shape : The cat curled its tail around its body .Bending, twisting and curving
(Definition of curl verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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