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  1. involute

    • IPA[ˈinvəˌlo͞ot]

    美式

    • adj.
      involved or intricate;curled spirally.
    • n.
      the locus of a point considered as the end of a taut string being unwound from a given curve in the plane of that curve.
    • v.
      become involute; curl up.
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    形容詞

    • 1. formal involved or intricate the art novel has grown increasingly involute
    • 2. technical curled spirally.
    • (of a shell) having the whorls wound closely around the axis.
    • (of a leaf or the cap of a fungus) rolled inward at the edges.

    名詞

    • 1. the locus of a point considered as the end of a taut string being unwound from a given curve in the plane of that curve.

    動詞

    • 1. become involute; curl up.
    • adj.
      complicated or abstruse: his involuted prose

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      complicated or abstruse: his involuted prose

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈɪnvəl(j)uːt]

    英式

    • adj.
      involved or intricate: the art novel has grown increasingly involute
    • n.
      the locus of a point considered as the end of a taut string being unwound from a given curve in ...

    Oxford Dictionary