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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·vo·lu·tion /ˌkɑnvəˈluʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·vo·lu·tion /ˌkɑnvəˈluʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·vo·lu·tion n.
 1. The act of rolling anything upon itself, or one thing upon another; a winding motion.
 O'er the calm sea, in convolution swift,
 The feathered eddy floats.   --Thomson.
 2. 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.
 3. Anat. An irregular, tortuous folding of an organ or part; as, the convolutions of the intestines; the cerebral convolutions. See Brain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the shape of something rotating rapidly [syn: whirl, swirl,
      2: a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain [syn:
      3: the action of coiling or twisting or winding together