CURL


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CURL

(kŭrl),
Acronym for compartment of uncoupling of receptor and ligand. Compare: recycling endosome.
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Finally her hair softened sufficiently to be disentangled from the curl papers; and then Aunt Janet subjected it to a merciless shampoo.
I made a solemn vow when Peter was dying that I would never curl my hair again, and I should have kept it.
Smooth hair is better than a lot of fly-away curls.
I warned her not to put her hair in curls but she wouldn't listen to me.
Now, I am a fidgety little man, and always love to have something in my fingers; so that, being debarred from my wife's curls, I looked about me for any other plaything.
She had cried out, when I carried up her dinner, that she couldn't bear any longer being in the cold; and I told her the master was going to Thrushcross Grange, and Earnshaw and I needn't hinder her from descending; so, as soon as she heard Heathcliff's horse trot off, she made her appearance, donned in black, and her yellow curls combed back behind her ears as plain as a Quaker: she couldn't comb them out.
It's those that I'm talking about--those darling little black curls.
The hair, dark, and still damp from the outdoor air, lay in loose waves about the forehead and curved back over the ears in wonderfully becoming lines, with softening little curls here and there.
Tulliver's bunches of blond curls, separated from each other by a due wave of smoothness on each side of the parting.
Tulliver had to look on with a silent pang while Lucy's blond curls were adjusted.
But I haven't got any strength at all,' said Dora, shaking her curls.
Then drawing his child on his knee, he gazed intently on his glorious dark eyes, and passed his hands through his long curls.