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  • v. Present participle of convolve.


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  • The device of the flexible display allows a new concept in notebook design growing out of the traditional bookformed laptop into unfurling and convolving portable computer.

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  • Oh, I should point out that repeatedly convolving MA filters will eventually produce a Gaussian response.

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  • Error estimates have to be attached to the data being fit, and those estimates have to include the effects of convolving the measurement process with the actual values both systematic and random.

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  • On either crest we could see the great flaky streams of fire, and they seemed numberless, of the opposing guns, and their white banks of swift, convolving smoke; but the sound of the discharges was drowned in the universal ocean of sound.

    Haskell's Account of the Battle of Gettysburg. Paras. 76-100

  • Looking across the sea eastward, the light-keepers here must have seen that thick cloud of convolving browns and purples, perhaps mixed with small tongues of fire, slowly walking the water, its roof in the clouds, upon them: for this headland is in precisely the same longitude as

    The Purple Cloud

  • The explosion was heavy, shaking the earth for some distance, and throwing up a convolving column of flame and white smoke five hundred feet in height.

    History of the Confederate Powder Works

  • To accelerate the desiccation of rose leaves and other petals, the Drying House is fitted up with large cupboards, which are slightly warmed with a convolving flue, heated from a fire below.

    The Art of Perfumery And Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants

  • We can use the signal processing tools in Sho to easily compute a moving average by convolving the time series with a box filter, which we can represent via onesN,1/N where N is the length of the filter.

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  • We have here the snakes convolving round the winged and graceful head: the brows contracted with horror and pain; but every feature is chiselled into the most regular and faultless perfection; and amid the gorgon terrors, there rests a marbly, fixed, supernatural grace, which, without reminding us for a moment of common life or nature, stands before us a presence, a power, and an enchantment!

    Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical

  • The winds of autumn, scattering the leaves, and blighting the silken flowers, renewed on her brain the agonizing remembrance of the perfidy that had so cruelly withered her hopes; and the dark convolving clouds of winter, the naked trees, shivering beneath the fury of the howling tempest, presented a faithful picture of her heart, desolated by treachery and ingratitude.

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