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n. pl. sin·u·os·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being sinuous.
2. A bending or curving shape or movement.
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(ˌsɪnjʊˈɒsɪtɪ) or less commonly


n, pl -osities or -ations
1. the quality of being sinuous
2. a turn, curve, or intricacy
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(ˌsɪn yuˈɒs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a curve, bend, or turn.
2. the state or condition of being sinuous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinuosity - having curves; "he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads"
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
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[ˌsɪnjʊˈɒsɪtɪ] Nsinuosidad f
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n (liter)Schlangenbewegungen pl; (of river)Windungen pl; (fig)Gewundenheit f
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References in classic literature ?
So-al was a mighty fine-looking girl, built like a tigress as to strength and sinuosity, but withal sweet and womanly.
According to Haberlandt (1928) the cell wall sinuosity of the epidermis increases contact among adjacent cells, and may help to maintain leaf structure under mechanical stress.
The area is also characterized by windy conditions that result in many trees having lean and sinuosity in the direction of the prevailing winds.
Because the stream sinuosity was similar to a reference reach, the existing stream slope and baseflow channel width were maintained.
Flow and sediment dynamics in a low sinuosity, braided river: Calamus River, Nebraska Sandhills.
The grace, strength, sinuosity and precision of both were simply breathtaking as they held intricate balances, moved just the slightest muscle or undertook dexterous lifts.
Conscious of her audience's interest in music, she begins by providing a brief history of the French melodie, making sure to point, out the ambiguity and sinuosity related to the origins of this genre.
Shapes are refined and the collection now includes more plastic, giving lamps and innovative chairs and seating -- the latest in furnishing accessories -- extra sinuosity and intensity.
A shoreline sinuosity index was calculated from digitized maps (1:50,000) using ArcView to characterize shoreline protection from wind and currents.
The entire study reach was divided into three sub-reaches defined by alluvial valley and active floodplain width, sinuosity and slope.