Definitions of convolution

  1. the shape of something rotating rapidly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the action of coiling or twisting or winding together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of rolling anything upon itself, or one thing upon another; a winding motion. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The state of being rolled upon itself, or rolled or doubled together; a tortuous or sinuous winding or fold, as of something rolled or folded upon itself. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. An irregular, tortuous folding of an organ or part; as, the convolutions of the intestines; the cerebral convolutions. See Brain. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. 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.
  8. Convolution, gyrus. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  9. One of the prominent rounded elevations on the surface of the brain, bounded by the fissures or sulci; see gyrus. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  10. Tortuous winding of an organ. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  11. A twisting: a fold. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. State of being rolled together; a fold or twist. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. A coiling or twisting, as of the brain, the intestine. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  17. [Latin] A coiling or twisting, as of brain, intestine. na
  18. The rolling of any thing upon itself. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  19. [Latin] A twist or coil; particularly, an elevated portion of the cerebral cortex lying between two fissures; a gyrus. See Cerebrum. na
  20. Coiling, twisting; fold, twist. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. The elevated part of the brain-surface more or less marked off by fissures. American pocket medical dictionary.
  22. The process of winding spirally or irregularly. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. A coil of intestine, also a raised portion of similar appearance on the surface of the brain. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  24. The phase or condition of a nucleus in indirect or karyokinetic division in which the nuclear fibrils become sharply defined, twisted, and convoluted, so as to give somewhat the appearance of an irregularly wound ball of twine. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  25. n. Act of rolling or winding together, or one thing on another; —state of being rolled or wound together; —a winding motion. Cabinet Dictionary
  26. The act of rolling any thing upon itself; the fate of rolling together in company. Complete Dictionary