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curved shape

Serpentine shape

Serpentine refers to the curved shape of an object or design which resembles the letter s, a sine wave or a snake; the latter is the derivation of the term. This shape is often used while riding horses as a riding figure, to help train the animal and help improve the rider.

Thomas Jefferson designed serpentine brick walls for the University of Virginia.

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