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convolution

con·vo·lu·tion

convolution

pronunciation:
kan v lu shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a complexity of coils, twists, and folds.
synonyms:
knot, labyrinth, maze
similar words:
complexity
definition 2: a single turn or twist in such a form.
synonyms:
coil, curl, kink, spiral, twist, winding
similar words:
roll, twirl, undulation
definition 3: complexity or intricacy, as of an argument or theory.
synonyms:
complexity, intricacy, involution, knot, labyrinth, maze
similar words:
entanglement
definition 4: one of the twisting folds or ridges of the brain's surface.
similar words:
crease, fold, undulation
derivations: convolutional (adj.), convolutionary (adj.)
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