Definitions of circumvolution

  1. the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A roundabout procedure; a circumlocution. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A turning or rolling round: anything winding or sinuous. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. The act of rolling round; the state of being rolled round; a winding; anything winding or tortuous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. State of being rolled round; act of. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.