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English definition of “convolution”


noun [C usually plural] (TWIST)    /ˌkɒn.vəˈluː.ʃən/ US  /ˌkɑːn-/
a twist: an intricate pattern of endless convolutionsBending, twisting and curving something that makes an explanation, story, etc. complicated and difficult to understand: It's a good film, but the plot has so many convolutions that you really have to concentrate.Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
(Definition of convolution noun (TWIST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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