tortuosity

  • 1 Tortuosity — is a property of curve being (twisted; having many turns). There have been several attempts to quantify this property.Tortuosity in 2 DSubjective estimation (sometimes aided by optometric grading scales [Richard M. Pearson. Optometric Grading… …

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  • 2 tortuosity — index involution Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 tortuosity — [tôr΄cho͞o äs′ə tē] n. [L tortuositas] 1. the quality or condition of being tortuous 2. pl. tortuosities a twist, turn, etc …

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  • 4 tortuosity — 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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  • 5 tortuosity — tortuous ► ADJECTIVE 1) full of twists and turns. 2) excessively lengthy and complex. DERIVATIVES tortuosity noun tortuously adverb tortuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin tortuosus, from torquere to twist …

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  • 6 tortuosity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being tortuous 2. something winding or twisted ; bend …

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  • 7 tortuosity — /tawr chooh os i tee/, n., pl. tortuosities. 1. the state of being tortuous; twisted form or course; crookedness. 2. a twist, bend, or crook. 3. a twisting or crooked part, passage, or thing. [1595 1605; < LL tortuositas. See TORTUOUS, ITY] * * * …

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  • 8 tortuosity — noun crookedness …

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  • 9 tortuosity —    The ratio of actual length of pore channel to over all length of sample. The sinuosity of actual flow path in a porous medium [16] …

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  • 10 tortuosity — n. quality of being twisted, being full of curves; zigzag; meandering, bendingtor·tu·os·i·ty || ‚tÉ”rtʃʊ É‘sÉ™tɪ / É’sÉ™tɪ …

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  • 11 tortuosity — n. Crookedness, sinuosity, curvature, bend, crook, winding, tortuousness …

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  • 12 tortuosity — n 1. crookedness, twistedness, anfrac tuosity, sinuousness, tortuousness; sinuosity, curve, bend, turn, crook, twist, convolution; maze, labyrinth. 2. indirectness, circuitousness, ambagiousness, evasiveness, unstraightforwardness; deviousness,… …

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  • 13 tortuosity — tor·tu·os·i·ty …

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  • 14 tortuosity — tor•tu•os•i•ty [[t]ˌtɔr tʃuˈɒs ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) the state of being tortuous; twisted form or course; crookedness 2) a twist, bend, or crook • Etymology: 1595–1605; < LL tortuōsitās. See tortuous, ity …

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  • 15 tortuosity — /tɔtʃuˈɒsəti/ (say tawchooh osuhtee) noun (plural tortuosities) 1. the state of being tortuous; twisted form or course; crookedness. 2. a twist, bend, or crook. 3. a twisting or crooked part, passage, or thing …

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  • 16 tortuosity — noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs the acrobat performed incredible contortions • Syn: ↑tortuousness, ↑torsion, ↑contortion, ↑crookedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 17 tortuosity of a river — 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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  • 18 Arterial tortuosity syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 208050 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Arterial tortuosity syndrome is a rare congenital connective tissue condition disorder… …

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  • 19 SLC2A10 — Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 10, also known as SLC2A10, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: SLC2A10 solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 10| url =… …

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  • 20 Tortuosität — Die Tortuosität τ (lat. tortuosus „gewunden“) kennzeichnet den Grad der Gewundenheit der Transportwege in den Poren poröser Materialien. Sie wird für die Beschreibung verschiedener physikalischer Transportprozesse verwendet und ist neben der… …

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