Volution
Volution Vo*lu"tion, n. [Cf. LL. volutio an arch, vault.] [1913 Webster] 1. A spiral turn or wreath. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A whorl of a spiral shell. [1913 Webster]


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  • volution — [və lo͞o′shən] n. 〚< L volutus: see VOLUTE〛 1. a revolving or rolling 2. a spiral turn or twist; coil; convolution 3. a whorl of a spiral shell or structure * * * vo·lu·tion (və lo͞oʹshən) n. 1. A turn or twist about a cente …   Universalium

  • volution — [və lo͞o′shən] n. [< L volutus: see VOLUTE] 1. a revolving or rolling 2. a spiral turn or twist; coil; convolution 3. a whorl of a spiral shell or structure …   English World dictionary

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