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involute

in·vo·lute

involute

parts of speech:
adjective, intransitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: In v lut
definition 1: complex or involved.
definition 2: curled or curving inward from the outside or edges, as certain leaves.
definition 3: tightly wound around the axis, as the whorls of certain seashells.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: In v lut [or] In v lut
inflections: involuted, involutes, involuting
definition: to roll or become rolled up.
derivations: involutely (adv.), involuteness (n.)
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