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Definition of Convoluted

  • Having convolutions.
  • Folded in tortuous windings.

How to use convoluted in a sentence. Convoluted pronunciation.

Here the onward sweep from the northwest had built the snow out, beyond the supporting base, into a thick overhanging ledge which here and there had sagged; but by virtue of that tensile strength and cohesion in snow which I have mentioned already, it still held together and now looked convoluted and ruffled in the most deceiving way.
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That it was an extinct mammal of the whale tribe has since been placed beyond all doubt by discovery of the entire skull of another fossil species of the same family, having the double occipital condyles only met with in mammals, and the convoluted tympanic bones which are characteristic of cetaceans.
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The latter is partly straight and partly convoluted in a very flat spire.
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The female is more brightly coloured than the male, and has a convoluted trachea, elsewhere a masculine character.
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If a large and deep box were filled with layers of damp paper or clay, and a blunt wedge was slowly driven up from beneath, would not the layers above it and on both sides become greatly convoluted, whilst those towards the top would be only slightly arched?
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Sheathes of other wires ran up from the lower devices to the case's main content-five grayish, convoluted mounds that lay in shallow pans-five brutally naked things that were the brains of scientists once honored and eminent on Earth. Their bodies has long since been cast aside as useless to the ends of Ku Sui, but the priceless brains had been condemned to live on in an unlit, unseeing deathless existence: machines serving the man who had trapped them into life in death.
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They were the logical and inescapable conclusion of a long and convoluted historical process.
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Very soon Jane entered, tidy, almost matronly in buxom primness, her hair as faultless as if it had come out of a convoluted mould, her grave eyes full of light.
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Then, indeed, the convoluted outline came to an abrupt end; for, with a volcanic explosion, suggestive of thunder and lightning, inlaid with dynamite, the hapless creature sprang from the room, followed by a shriek from its mistress, and a roar of laughter from all the rest.
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It occurred to Madden that an enormous scaly thing, in vivid spangling colors, embossed with sword-like spines, with a long convoluted tail, huge red-fanged mouth, would be in keeping with the scene before him, would indeed produce a gorgeously decorative effect, such as he had seen in Chinese pictures.
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Here was this little nerdy man, with a convoluted tale of embezzlement and blackmail, off shore money and he was scared.
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Rather, they developed a convoluted story of how one money transaction affects another and then another.
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Those of almost all the old leaves, even when unattached to any object, are much convoluted; but this is owing to their having come, whilst young, into contact during several hours with some object subsequently removed.
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In winter, the blades of the leaves of C. vitalba drop off; but the petioles (as was observed by Mohl) remain attached to the branches, sometimes during two seasons; and, being convoluted, they curiously resemble true tendrils, such as those possessed by the allied genus Naravelia.
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In the present species, in T. elegans, and probably in others, the flower-peduncle, as soon as the seed-capsule begins to swell, spontaneously bends abruptly downwards and becomes somewhat convoluted.
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But higher still, remark the Bengal roses, sparsely scattered among the laces of the daucus, the plumes of the linaria, the marabouts of the meadow-queen; see the umbels of the myrrh, the spun glass of the clematis in seed, the dainty petals of the cross-wort, white as milk, the corymbs of the yarrow, the spreading stems of the fumitory with their black and rosy blossoms, the tendrils of the grape, the twisted shoots of the honeysuckle; in short, all the innocent creatures have that is most tangled, wayward, wild,-flames and triple darts, leaves lanceolated or jagged, stalks convoluted like passionate desires writhing in the soul.
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The labyrinth consists of three parts; first, the vestibule, which is a round cavity in a hard part of the os petrosum; secondly, the semicircular canals, so called from their shape, which however is not exactly semicircular; thirdly, the cochlea, which is a beautifully convoluted canal, like the shell of a snail.
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The voice came from somewhere deep inside the convoluted mass of pastel-streaked tissue.
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One very prevailing form in early Gothic design was that of the mythic dragon, whose winged body and convoluted tail were easily and happily adapted to mix with the foliage or other decorative enrichments these artists chose to adopt.
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Within this circle is the conventional figure of a dragon, surrounded by convoluted ornament, reminding us forcibly of the prevailing enrichments so lavishly bestowed on old Runic monuments, at home and abroad.
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Examples of Convoluted

Example #1
I believe I actually listened for the muffled roar which the breaker makes when its subaqueous part begins to sweep the upward sloping beach.
Example #2
Occasionally, but rarely, one of these great waves would resemble a large breaker with a curly crest.
Example #3
Professor Owen first pointed out that this huge animal was not reptilian, since each tooth was furnished with double roots (Figure 224), implanted in corresponding double sockets; and his opinion of the cetacean nature of the fossil was afterwards confirmed by Dr. Wyman and Dr. R.W. Gibbes.
Example #4
Lapse of Time between Cretaceous and Eocene Periods.
Example #5
The Lower Ludlow Shale contains, among other fossils, many large cephalopoda not known in newer rocks, as the Phragmoceras of Broderip, and the Lituites of Breynius (see Figures 533, 534).
Example #6
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