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English noun: convolution

1. convolution (shape) the shape of something rotating rapidly


Synonymsswirl, vortex, whirl


Broader (hypernym)round shape

2. convolution (body) a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain


Synonymsgyrus


Broader (hypernym)anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure


Narrower (hyponym)central gyrus, frontal gyrus, occipital gyrus, parietal gyrus, temporal gyrus


Part meronymcerebrum

3. convolution (act) the action of coiling or twisting or winding together


Broader (hypernym)change of shape









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