Convolution

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Complex curvature.
<- N
PARAG:Convolution->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ winding
winding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ convolution
convolution
involution
circumvolution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ wave
wave
undulation
tortuosity
anfractuosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sinuosity
sinuosity
sinuation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ meandering
meandering
circuit
circumbendibus
twist
twirl
windings and turnings
ambages
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ torsion
torsion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inosculation
inosculation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reticulation
reticulation
&c.(crossing) 219
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rivulation
rivulation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ roughness
roughness
&c. 256
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ coil
coil
roll
curl
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ buckle
buckle
spiral
helix
corkscrew
worm
volute
rundle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tendril
tendril
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ scollop
scollop
scallop
escalop
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ kink
kink
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ammonite
ammonite
snakestone
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ serpent
serpent
eel
maze
labyrinth
PARAG:Convolution->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be convoluted
be convoluted
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wind
wind
twine
turn and twist
twirl
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wave
wave
undulate
meander
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ inosculate
inosculate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ entwine
entwine
intwine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ twist
twist
coil
roll
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wrinkle
wrinkle
curl
crisp
twill
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ frizzle
frizzle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ crimp
crimp
crapek
indent
scollop
scallop
wring
intort
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ contort
contort
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wreathe
wreathe
&c.(cross) 219
PARAG:Convolution->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ convoluted
convoluted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ winding
winding
twisted
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tortile
tortile
tortive|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wavy
wavy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undated
undated
undulatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ circling
circling
snaky
snake-like
serpentine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ serpent
serpent
anguill
vermiform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vermicular
vermicular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mazy
mazy
tortuous
sinuous
flexuous
anfractuous
reclivate
rivulose
scolecoid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sigmoid
sigmoid
sigmoidal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ spiriferous
spiriferous
spiroid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ involved
involved
intricate
complicated
perplexed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ labyrinth
labyrinth
labyrinthic
labyrinthian
labyrinthine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ peristaltic
peristaltic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ daedalian
daedalian
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ kinky
kinky
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ wreathy
wreathy
frizzly
crepe
buckled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ raveled
raveled
&c.(in disorder) 59
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ spiral
spiral
coiled
helical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ cochleate
cochleate
cochleous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ screw-shaped
screw-shaped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ turbinated
turbinated
turbiniform
PARAG:Convolution->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in and out
in and out
round and round

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • convolution — index complex (entanglement), digression, distortion, involution Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • convolution — (n.) 1540s, from L. convolutus, pp. of convolvere to roll together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + volvere to roll (see VULVA (Cf. vulva)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • convolution — ► NOUN 1) a coil or twist. 2) the state of being or process of becoming coiled or twisted. 3) a complex argument, statement, etc. DERIVATIVES convolutional adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from convolvere roll together …   English terms dictionary

  • convolution — [kän΄və lo͞o′shən] n. [ML convolutio < L convolutus, pp. of convolvere: see CONVOLVE] 1. a twisting, coiling, or winding together 2. a convoluted condition 3. a fold, twist, or coil of something convoluted; specif., any of the irregular folds… …   English World dictionary

  • Convolution — For the usage in formal language theory, see Convolution (computer science). Convolution of two square pulses: the resulting waveform is a triangular pulse. One of the functions (in this case g) is first reflected about τ = 0 and then offset by t …   Wikipedia

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