circumvolution


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Synonyms for circumvolution

circular movement around a point or about an axis

Words related to circumvolution

the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis

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38) The ceremony during which the deity is taken out of the temple to be transported by the priests in circumvolution.
His characters' confidence, their circumvolutions and their forthrightness, could be construed as a trope for Cervantes's own bearing (Fuentes; Pena Diaz 85-101; Childers 14-23).
the circumvolutions that permeate Nho Augusto actions, we point out that
Therefore, let's dive into the circumvolutions within the priest's brain, following the noun as it searches for the adjective.
There is a wide variety of styles and quality in the art included, such as the symmetric and beautiful obsessions of Agustin Lesage, reminiscent of perhaps the most famous Brut artist, Adolf Wolfli, the art nouveau-like circumvolutions and biological motifs of Helen Butler Wells, and the haunting installations of thousands of pages by Vanda Vieira-Schmidt.
Lateral and basal junctions between EOs and the peritoneum show circumvolutions and a close association (Fig.
los colores de una geografia inedita Mis meningies circunvolutorias son redes de itinerarios El verticilo cosmico se destrie en petalos intactos In my cranium the colors of an unknown geography/ get jumbled up/ The circumvolutions of my meninges/ are networks of itineraries/ The cosmic whorl/ disintegrates into intact petals ("Semaforo," 1-6/23) </pre> <p>The inattentive perception of the subject of "Semaforo" is the opposite of the contemplative gaze of Machado's observer.
But his attitude remains timid, prudent, full of all kinds of detours, of sotto voce affirmations, of circumvolutions and apologies (p.
The Master, of course, did not type himself, but dictated to a Miss Theodora Bosanquet, who faithfully transcribed on a Remington the circumvolutions, qualifications, and "hanging fire" that the elderly James was committing to posterity.