Meaning of CONVOLUTION in English


— convolutional, convolutionary /kon'veuh looh"sheuh ner'ee/ , adj.

/kon'veuh looh"sheuhn/ , n.

1. a rolled up or coiled condition.

2. a rolling or coiling together.

3. a turn of anything coiled; whorl.

4. Anat. one of the sinuous folds or ridges of the surface of the brain.

[ 1535-45; convolut- (see CONVOLUTE) + -ION ]

Syn. 3. twist, winding, sinuosity.

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