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  • convolutely — adv. in a twisted manner, in an involved and intricate manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • convolutely — con·vo·lute·ly …   English syllables

  • convolutely — adverb see convolute II …   Useful english dictionary

  • convolute — convolutely, adv. /kon veuh looht /, v., convoluted, convoluting, adj. v.t., v.i. 1. to coil up; form into a twisted shape. adj. 2. rolled up together or with one part over another. 3. Bot. coiled up longitudinally so that one margin is within… …   Universalium

  • convolution — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shape like a coil Nouns 1. convolution, winding; involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; intricacy; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, circuit; twist, twirl, windings and… …   English dictionary for students

  • convolute — /ˈkɒnvəlut/ (say konvuhlooht) verb (t) (convoluted, convoluting) 1. to coil up; form into a twisted shape. –adjective 2. rolled up together, or one part over another. 3. Botany coiled up longitudinally, so that one margin is within the coil and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • convolute — [kän′və lo͞ot΄] adj. [L convolutus, pp. of convolvere: see CONVOLVE] rolled up in the form of a spiral with the coils falling one upon the other, as in leaves or shells; coiled vt., vi. convoluted, convoluting to wind around; coil convolutely adv …   English World dictionary

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