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vo·lu·tion

 (və-lo͞o′shən)
n.
1. A turn or twist about a center; a spiral.
2. Zoology One of the whorls of a spiral gastropod shell.

[From Latin volūtus, past participle of volvere, to turn; see volute.]

volution

(vəˈluːʃən)
n
1. a rolling, revolving, or spiral form or motion
2. (Zoology) a whorl of a spiral gastropod shell
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Noun1.volution - a rolling or revolving motionvolution - a rolling or revolving motion  
turning, turn - a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"
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About a tousand or two tousand year ago, me cannot tell to a year or two, as can neider write nor read, dere was a great what you call--a volution among de gypsy; for dere was de lord gypsy in dose days; and dese lord did quarrel vid one anoder about de place; but de king of de gypsy did demolish dem all, and made all his subject equal vid each oder; and since dat time dey have agree very well; for dey no tink of being king, and may be it be better for dem as dey be; for me assure you it be ver troublesome ting to be king, and always to do justice; me have often wish to be de private gypsy when me have been forced to punish my dear friend and relation; for dough we never put to death, our punishments be ver severe.
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