Meaning of CONVOLUTION in English

CONVOLUTION

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ kän-v ə - ' lü-sh ə n

Function: noun

Date: 1545

1 : a form or shape that is folded in curved or tortuous windings

2 : one of the irregular ridges on the surface of the brain and especially of the cerebrum of higher mammals

3 : a complication or intricacy of form, design, or structure

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.