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synonyms for convolute

  • cloud
  • coil
  • contort
  • loop
  • snaking
  • spiral
  • tangle
  • twist
  • wind
  • intricate
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antonyms for convolute

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  • explain
  • explicate
  • straighten
  • untwist
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How to use convolute in a sentence

The two first have zigzag passages; the third, channels running in convolute curves.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The passages here run in convolute curves, the one winding in a spiral to the centre, the other receding from the centre.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
They resemble the Ammonites in internal structure, but instead of being spirally convolute they are merely curved like a horn.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
The more decidedly convolute species with hidden spires are the Atys, Montf.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
A spiral shell is said to be discoidal, when the whorls are so horizontally convolute as to form a flattened spire.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Orbicular, convolute, shewing no trace of spire externally; interior divided into cells spirally arranged.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Those which are symmetrically convolute, as the Nautilacea and the Ammonacea, which are spiral; 2nd.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
The ventral part of the whorls of symmetrical convolute shells, is the inner part, that which is nearest to the spire.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
In symmetrical convolute univalves, is one placed near the inner edge of the whorls.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Stamens 5, as many as the deciduous petals, these mostly convolute in the bud.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVOLUTE

  • convolute
  • convolve
  • corkscrew
  • fold
  • intertwine
  • intervolve
  • lap
  • loop
  • make serpentine
  • rotate
  • scroll
  • sinuate
  • snake
  • spiral
  • spire
  • turn
  • twine
  • twist
  • wind
  • wrap around
  • wreathe
  • writhe
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