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See definition of involution on Dictionary.com
  • as incoil
  • as inconvolution
  • as inrolling

synonyms for involution

  • braid
  • tendril
  • bight
  • circle
  • convolution
  • corkscrew
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • lap
  • loop
  • ring
  • roll
  • scroll
  • spiral
  • turn
  • twine
  • twirl
  • twist
  • whorl
  • wind
  • coil
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
  • coiling
  • serpentine
  • snaking

antonyms for involution

MOST RELEVANT
  • line
  • line
  • straightness
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    How to use involution in a sentence

    Ecks was executing a series of caricatures illustrating the involution of Hodgkins' face back into a crab-apple.
    THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
    (a) Involution forms characterised by alterations of shape (Fig. 90).
    THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
    (b) Involution forms characterised by loss of staining power.
    THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
    Amongst these the most marked is the formation of the embryonic rim, which is nothing less than the commencement of an involution.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
    It is very probable that there is one involution to each segment of the body between the front and hind ends of the Oviduct.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
    Its development, both in the Birds and in the Batrachians as an involution, still more conclusively proves the truth of this view.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
    The Oviduct, then, may be considered as arising by an involution from the pleuro-peritoneal cavity.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
    Two of the stages in the formation of the secondary vesicle by this process of involution are shewn in Plate X, fig.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
    The features of this involution are in the main exaggerations of what was supposed to occur in the previous animal.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
    This involution grows backwards in the form of a duct and opens into the cloaca.
    THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO INVOLUTION

    • bight
    • braid
    • circle
    • convolution
    • corkscrew
    • curlicue
    • gyration
    • helix
    • involution
    • lap
    • loop
    • ring
    • roll
    • scroll
    • spiral
    • tendril
    • turn
    • twine
    • twirl
    • twist
    • whorl
    • wind
    • coil
    • coiling
    • complexity
    • contortion
    • curlicue
    • gyration
    • helix
    • intricacy
    • involution
    • serpentine
    • sinuosity
    • sinuousness
    • snaking
    • swirl
    • tortuousness
    • twist
    • undulation
    • winding
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