Definition of “convolution” - English Dictionary

“convolution” in British English

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convolutionnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˌkɒn.vəˈluː.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.vəˈluː.ʃən/

convolution noun [ C usually plural ] (TWIST)

a twist:

an intricate pattern of endless convolutions

something that makes an explanation, story, etc. complicated and difficult to understand:

The movie's plot twists and convolutions demand a lot of concentration from the audience.

convolution noun [ C usually plural ] (IN BRAIN)

specialized anatomy one of the many folds of the surface of the brain

(Definition of “convolution” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)