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Definitions of convolution

  1. the action of coiling or twisting or winding together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. An irregular, tortuous folding of an organ or part; as, the convolutions of the intestines; the cerebral convolutions. See Brain. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. A colling or winding together, as of a thing rolled upon itself. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A twisting: a fold. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. State of being rolled together; a fold or twist. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The act of convolving; a turn; fold; especially, one of the folds of the brain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The act of convolving; the state of being convolved; a winding; a fold; a winding motion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The act of rolling or winding, as a thing on itself or one thing on another; a winding or twisting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. A coiling or twisting, as of the brain, the intestine. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.