circumvolution love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An act of turning, coiling, or folding about a center, core, or axis.
  • noun A single turn, coil, or fold; a convolution.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of rolling around.
  • noun The state of being rolled around or wound into a roll.
  • noun One of the windings of a thing wound or twisted; a convolution.
  • noun Figuratively, a winding; a roundabout method of procedure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of rolling round; the state of being rolled.
  • noun A thing rolled round another.
  • noun A roundabout procedure; a circumlocution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun revolution, rotation or gyration around an axis

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English circumvolucioun, from Medieval Latin circumvolūtiō, circumvolūtiōn-, from Latin circumvolūtus, past participle of circumvolvere, to roll around; see circumvolve.]

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