from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of curry.
- n. The technique of transforming a function that takes multiple arguments into a function that takes a single argument (the first of the arguments to the original function) and returns a new function that takes the remainder of the arguments and returns the result.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or operation of dressing tanned hides so as to fit them for use as leather, by giving them the necessary suppleness, smoothness, color, or luster.
- n. The act of rubbing down a horse with a currycomb or other similar appliance.
Taken from Haskell Curry, a computer scientist. (Wiktionary)