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

  • intransitive verb To roll together; coil up.
  • intransitive verb To form convolutions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To roll or wind together; roll or twist (one part or thing) on another.

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

  • transitive verb To roll or wind together; to roll or twist one part on another.

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

  • verb mathematics To form the convolution of something with something else
  • verb computing To compute the convolution function

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

  • verb curl, wind, or twist together


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

[Latin convolvere : com-, com- + volvere, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin convolvere, present active infinitive of convolvō ("roll together"), from con ("together") + volvō ("roll"); see voluble, volute, and compare involve, evolve, revolve.


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  • The whirlwinds wheel above, the floods convolve below.

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  • I have written a modifed convolve operator that can use an ROI so it's really just a hack of the existing image op my advice about code from JAI is use it as a template the license is too messy to reuse that code for imageio you can reuse it, but that's another story .... anyway

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