from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To roll together; coil up.
- intransitive v. To form convolutions.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To form the convolution of something with something else
- v. To compute the convolution function
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To roll or wind together; to roll or twist one part on another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To roll or wind together; roll or twist (one part or thing) on another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. curl, wind, or twist together
Latin convolvere : com-, com- + volvere, to roll; see wel-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin convolvere, present active infinitive of convolvō ("roll together"), from con ("together") + volvō ("roll"); see voluble, volute, and compare involve, evolve, revolve. (Wiktionary)