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convolution

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con=vo=lu=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

convolutionn. 
  •  The act of rolling anything upon itself, or one thing upon another; a winding motion.  [1913 Webster]
    "O'er the calm sea, in convolution swift,
    The feathered eddy floats.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The state of being rolled upon itself, or rolled or doubled together; a tortuous or sinuous winding or fold, as of something rolled or folded upon itself.  Blackmore.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An irregular, tortuous folding of an organ or part; as, the convolutions of the intestines; the cerebral convolutions. See Brain.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

convolution, n.
1 coiling, twisting.
2 a coil or twist.
3 complexity.
4 a sinuous fold in the surface of the brain.

Derivative
convolutional adj.
Etymology
med.L convolutio (as CONVOLUTED)

THESAURUS

convolution

Barnumism, aduncity, affectation, aquilinity, arachnoid, arbor vitae, arching, archipallium, arcuation, bedizenment, between brain, big talk, brain stem, cerebellar hemispheres, cerebellum, cerebral cortex, cerebrospinal fluid, cerebrum, circularity, complexity, complexness, complication, concameration, concavity, convexity, corpus callosum, corpus striatum, crabbedness, crookedness, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, decurvation, decurvature, diencephalon, dura mater, endbrain, entanglement, excurvation, excurvature, fissure, flashiness, flatulence, flatulency, folia, forebrain, fornix, frontal lobe, fulsomeness, garishness, gaudiness, glial cells, globus pallidus, grandiloquence, grandioseness, grandiosity, gray matter, gyrus, high-flown diction, hindbrain, hippocampus, hookedness, hypothalamus, incurvation, incurvature, incurvity, inflatedness, inflation, intricacy, intricateness, involution, involvement, lenticular nucleus, lexiphanicism, limbic lobe, little brain, lobe, loftiness, luridness, magniloquence, mantle, medulla oblongata, meninges, mere rhetoric, meretriciousness, mesencephalon, metencephalon, midbrain, myelencephalon, neopallium, occipital lobe, optic chiasm, orotundity, ostentation, ostentatious complexity, pallium, parietal lobe, perplexity, pia mater, pineal body, pituitary body, platitudinous ponderosity, polysyllabic profundity, pomposity, pompous prolixity, pompousness, pons, pontification, pretension, pretentiousness, prose run mad, ramification, recurvation, recurvature, recurvity, reticular system, rhetoric, rhetoricalness, rhombencephalon, rondure, rotundity, sensationalism, sententiousness, showiness, sinuosity, sinuousness, stiltedness, subthalamus, subtlety, swelling utterance, swollen phrase, swollenness, tall talk, tanglement, technicality, telencephalon, temporal lobe, thalamus, tortuosity, tortuousness, tumidity, tumidness, turgescence, turgidity, vaulting, ventricle, vermis, white matter

ROGET THESAURUS

convolution

Crossing

N crossing, intersection, interdigitation, decussation, transversion, convolution, level crossing, reticulation, network, inosculation, anastomosis, intertexture, mortise, net, plexus, web, mesh, twill, skein, sleeve, felt, lace, wicker, mat, matting, plait, trellis, wattle, lattice, grating, grille, gridiron, tracery, fretwork, filigree, reticle, tissue, netting, mokes, rivulation, cross, chain, wreath, braid, cat's cradle, knot, entangle, cloth, linen, muslin, cambric, crossing, crossed, matted, v, transverse, cross, cruciform, crucial, retiform, reticular, reticulated, areolar, cancellated, grated, barred, streaked, textile, crossbarred, cruciate, palmiped, secant, web-footed, cross, thwart, athwart, transversely, at grade, crosswise.

Convolution

N convolution, winding, convolution, involution, circumvolution, wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity, sinuosity, sinuation, meandering, circuit, circumbendibus, twist, twirl, windings and turnings, ambages, torsion, inosculation, reticulation, rivulation, roughness, coil, roll, curl, buckle, spiral, helix, corkscrew, worm, volute, rundle, tendril, scollop, scallop, escalop, kink, ammonite, snakestone, serpent, eel, maze, labyrinth, knot, convoluted, winding, twisted, tortile, tortive, wavy, undated, undulatory, circling, snaky, snake-like, serpentine, serpent, anguill, vermiform, vermicular, mazy, tortuous, sinuous, flexuous, anfractuous, reclivate, rivulose, scolecoid, sigmoid, sigmoidal, spiriferous, spiroid, involved, intricate, complicated, perplexed, labyrinth, labyrinthic, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, peristaltic, daedalian, kinky, knotted, wreathy, frizzly, crepe, buckled, raveled, spiral, coiled, helical, cochleate, cochleous, screw-shaped, turbinated, turbiniform, in and out, round and round, a can of worms, Gordian knot, convolution, winding, convolution, involution, circumvolution, wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity, sinuosity, sinuation, meandering, circuit, circumbendibus, twist, twirl, windings and turnings, ambages, torsion, inosculation, reticulation, rivulation, roughness, coil, roll, curl, buckle, spiral, helix, corkscrew, worm, volute, rundle, tendril, scollop, scallop, escalop, kink, ammonite, snakestone, serpent, eel, maze, labyrinth, knot, convoluted, winding, twisted, tortile, tortive, wavy, undated, undulatory, circling, snaky, snake-like, serpentine, serpent, anguill, vermiform, vermicular, mazy, tortuous, sinuous, flexuous, anfractuous, reclivate, rivulose, scolecoid, sigmoid, sigmoidal, spiriferous, spiroid, involved, intricate, complicated, perplexed, labyrinth, labyrinthic, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, peristaltic, daedalian, kinky, knotted, wreathy, frizzly, crepe, buckled, raveled, spiral, coiled, helical, cochleate, cochleous, screw-shaped, turbinated, turbiniform, in and out, round and round, a can of worms, Gordian knot.

Rotation

N rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, turning about an axis, turning aound an axis, circulation, roll, circumrotation, circumvolution, circumgyration, volutation, circination, turbination, pirouette, convolution, verticity, whir, whirl, eddy, vortex, whirlpool, gurge, countercurrent, Maelstrom, Charybdis, Ixion, cyclone, tornado, whirlwind, dust devil, spin-out, axis, axis of rotation, swivel, pivot, pivot point, axle, spindle, pin, hinge, pole, arbor, bobbin, mandrel, axle shaft, gymbal, hub, hub of rotation, helix, helical motion, angular momentum, angular velocity, revolutions per minute, RPM, centrifugal force, surge, vertigo, dizzy round, coriolus force, carousel, merry-go-round, Ferris wheel, top, dreidel, teetotum, gyroscope, turntable, lazy suzan, screw, whirligig, rollingstone, water wheel, windmill, wheel, pulley wheel, roulette wheel, potter's wheel, pinwheel, gear, roller, flywheel, jack, caster, centrifuge, ultracentrifuge, bench centrifuge, refrigerated centrifuge, gas centrifuge, microfuge, drill, augur, oil rig, wagon wheel, wheel, tire, tyre, trochilics, whirling dervish, rotating, rotary, rotary, circumrotatory, trochilic, vertiginous, gyratory, vortical, vorticose, head over heels, round and round, like a horse in a mill.


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