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convolution

noun

1 convolution

The shape of something rotating rapidly.

synonyms: swirl, vortex, whirl.

Roget 312: rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, turning about an axis, turning aound an axis, circulation, roll; circumrotation, circumvolution, circumgyration; volutation, circination, turbination, ... show more

Roget 219: crossing etc. v.; intersection, interdigitation; decussation, transversion; convolution etc. 248; level crossing.    reticulation, network; ... show more

Roget 248: winding etc. v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, ... show more



2 convolution

A convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain.

synonym: gyrus.

Dutch: gyrus
Polish: zwój

3 convolution

The action of coiling or twisting or winding together.


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