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These names are given to the curves because the end of a stretched thread unwound from the evolute will describe the involute.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
In the Balm of Gilead, the leaf is involute, rolled towards the midrib on the upper face.
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
The leaves are rolled towards the midrib on the upper face (involute).
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
Involute teeth have the advantage that they roll on one another instead of sliding.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Leaves involute, the throat usually bearded, and sheaths often enclosing the panicles.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Leaves linear, frequently involute, and the ligule or throat of the sheath bearded with long villous hairs.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Having seeds with longitudinally involute margins, as in some Umbellifer.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Involute: both edges rolled in toward the midrib on the upper side.
TREES OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESAUSTIN C. APGAR
Involute, which is the same but the margins rolled inward, as in most of the large-flowered species of Clematis, Fig. 279.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
The olivaceous cap with its peculiar involute margin and its radiating stem will greatly assist in its determination.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INVOLUTE

  • arched
  • bent
  • bowed
  • coiled
  • convoluted
  • curled
  • curved
  • folded
  • furled
  • involute
  • spiraled
  • twisted
  • voluted
  • wound
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