Definitions

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  • adj. labyrinthine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like or pertaining to a labyrinth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a labyrinth.
  • Specifically, in zoology, same as labyrinthodont.

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Examples

  • It's also essential for small business who, very often, doesn't have the legal capacity, the money to spend with consultants to go through this labyrinthic procedures.

    Get Briefed: Pascal Lamy

  • All our contact person in Umeå must do is to follow a labyrinthic path through downtown

    Back from Umeå

  • At the moment, "string theory" is no theory at all, but rather a labyrinthic structure of mathematical procedures and intuitions which get their justification from the fact that they, at least formally, reproduce general relativity and the standard model of elementary particle physics as low energy approximations.

    "String theory" is no theory at all

  • Eight Towers: a labyrinthic mass, high-frowning there, of all ages, from twenty years to four hundred and twenty; beleaguered, in this its last hour, as we said, by mere chaos come again!

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • His very language is Titanian; deep, strong, tumultuous; shining with a thousand hues, fused from a thousand elements, and winding in labyrinthic masses. '

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 6, December 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • After reaching the bay they had left the day before they turned to the east and north as they followed labyrinthic channels that led around big and little keys in that part of the ten times Ten Thousand

    Dick in the Everglades

  • And so this wonderful wonder of wonders was glad when he emerged from the labyrinthic, brain-confusing bewilderment of Chinese interior life of this town into somewhat clearer regions.

    Across China on Foot

  • Careful as he had been, this wily devil had led him into a labyrinthic maze of questions, the end of which was a concealed precipice.

    The Free Range

  • The branch to the greater superficial petrosal passes through an opening on the labyrinthic wall, in front of the fenestra vestibuli.

    X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1d. 3. The Auditory Ossicles

  • The tympanic branch of the glossopharyngeal (Jacobson’s nerve) enters the tympanic cavity by an aperture in its floor close to the labyrinthic wall, and divides into branches which ramify on the promontory and enter into the formation of the tympanic plexus.

    X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1d. 3. The Auditory Ossicles

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