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See definition of sinuosity on Dictionary.com
  • as inconvolution
  • as incrookedness
  • as incurve

synonyms for sinuosity

  • coil
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • sinuousness
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
  • coiling
  • serpentine
  • snaking

antonyms for sinuosity

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

    The river then trends in a northerly direction for seven miles, without any sinuosity of consequence.
    NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
    Nor could he distinguish more than a very shadowy glimpse of forms which glided close to the ground with an unpleasant sinuosity.
    STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
    The rapidity and sinuosity of its motions, its quick spring and sharp recoil, prove the aptness of the illustration.
    THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
    Hers was a fine frame, broad and square of shoulder, tall and lank of hip as some great tiger-cat, and splendid in its sinuosity.
    THE CITY OF DELIGHTELIZABETH MILLER
    Its serpentine sinuosity flowed through her fingers, as if the golden gayety of her costume were gliding from her alive.
    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. X., MARCH 1851VARIOUS
    The acme of this sinuosity of movement is reached with those long-drawn-out fishes the eels.
    A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 5(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
    At length, near ten o'clock, we reached the foot of Mount Cenis, where sinuosity of course could avail us no further.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Descended by all the sinuosity of the shore, to avoid the strength of the wind and force of the waves.
    THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME I (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
    The course is sinuosity itself in appearance, but that only renders it the more beautiful.
    THE HUMOUROUS STORY OF FARMER BUMPKIN'S LAWSUITRICHARD HARRIS
    It is the greater or less sinuosity and irregularity of the curve that counts.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO SINUOSITY

    • coil
    • coiling
    • complexity
    • contortion
    • curlicue
    • gyration
    • helix
    • intricacy
    • involution
    • serpentine
    • sinuosity
    • sinuousness
    • snaking
    • swirl
    • tortuousness
    • twist
    • undulation
    • winding
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.