sinuosity

  • 1 Sinuosity — Sin u*os i*ty, n.; pl. {Sinuosities}. [Cf. F. sinuosit[ e].] 1. Quality or state of being sinuous. [1913 Webster] 2. A bend, or a series of bends and turns; a winding, or a series of windings; a wave line; a curve. [1913 Webster] A line of coast… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 sinuosity — index complication, involution Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 sinuosity — [sin΄yo͞o äs′ə tē] n. [Fr sinuosité] 1. the state or quality of being sinuous 2. pl. sinuosities a sinuous turn or movement; undulation …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Sinuosity — Sinuous redirects here. For the fictional snake from the animated children s television series The Animals of Farthing Wood, see Sinuous (Farthing Wood). Calculation of sinuosity for an oscillating curve. Sinuosity or sinuosity index is a measure …

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  • 5 sinuosity — upės vingiuotumas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Upės vingių visuma. atitikmenys: angl. sinuosity; sinuosity of a river; tortuosity; tortuosity of a river vok. Buchtigkeit des Flusses, f rus. извилистость реки, f …

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  • 6 sinuosity — /sin yooh os i tee/, n., pl. sinuosities. 1. Often, sinuosities. a curve, bend, or turn: a sinuosity of the road. 2. a sinuous form or character. [1590 1600; < ML sinuositas. See SINUOUS, ITY] * * * …

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  • 7 sinuosity — vingis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vingiuota linija, lanko pavidalo posūkis, lankstas (pvz., kelio vingis, upės vingis). atitikmenys: angl. bend; curve; sinuosity; zigzag vok. Krümmung, f; Kurve, f rus. зигзаг, m; изгиб …

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  • 8 sinuosity — sinuous ► ADJECTIVE 1) having many curves and turns. 2) lithe and supple. DERIVATIVES sinuosity noun sinuously adverb. ORIGIN Latin sinuosus, from sinus a bend …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 sinuosity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1598 1. the quality or state of being sinuous 2. something that is sinuous …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 sinuosity — degree of meandering of a river channel …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 11 sinuosity — adj. [L. sinus, curve] Series of curves or bends …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 12 sinuosity — noun The property of being sinuous …

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  • 13 sinuosity —   the endiness of a river course i.e. how far removed it is from a truly straight line course …

    Geography glossary

  • 14 sinuosity — sin·u·os·i·ty || ‚sɪnjÊŠ É‘sÉ™tɪ / É’s n. curviness, quality of having many twists and turns …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 sinuosity — n. Curvature, flexure, crook, winding, tortuosity, sinus …

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  • 16 sinuosity — n winding, sinuation, sinus, curve, incurvature, incurvation, excurvature, excurvation; bend, flexure, turn, crook, tortuosity, flexuosity, anfractuosity; spiral, helix, corkscrew, twirl, convolution, Zool. volute, whorl, curl, curlicue;… …

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  • 17 sinuosity — sin·u·os·i·ty …

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  • 18 sinuosity — sin•u•os•i•ty [[t]ˌsɪn yuˈɒs ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) a curve, bend, or turn 2) the state or condition of being sinuous • Etymology: 1590–1600 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 sinuosity — /sɪŋjuˈɒsəti/ (say singyooh osuhtee) noun (plural sinuosities) 1. (often plural) a curve, bend, or turn. 2. sinuous form or character …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 sinuosity — n. (pl. ies) 1 the state of being sinuous. 2 a bend, esp. in a stream or road. Etymology: F sinuositeacute or med.L sinuositas (as SINUOUS) …

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