# Convolution

• 1convolution — [ kɔ̃vɔlysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1762 « action de s enrouler autour »; fin XIVe convolucion; du lat. convolutus → convoluté ♦ Math. Opération mathématique de combinaison de deux fonctions. Le produit de convolution de deux fonctions réelles f et g de la&#8230; …

Encyclopédie Universelle

• 2Convolution — Con vo*lu tion, n. 1. The act of rolling anything upon itself, or one thing upon another; a winding motion. [1913 Webster] O er the calm sea, in convolution swift, The feathered eddy floats. Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being rolled&#8230; …

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• 3convolution — index complex (entanglement), digression, distortion, involution Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

Law dictionary

• 4convolution — (n.) 1540s, from L. convolutus, pp. of convolvere to roll together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + volvere to roll (see VULVA (Cf. vulva)) …

Etymology dictionary

• 5convolution — [n] loop, spiral coil, coiling, complexity, contortion, curlicue, flexing, gyration, helix, intricacy, involution, serpentine, sinuosity, sinuousness, snaking, swirl, tortuousness, twist, undulation, winding; concept 436 Ant. line, straightness …

New thesaurus

• 6convolution — ► NOUN 1) a coil or twist. 2) the state of being or process of becoming coiled or twisted. 3) a complex argument, statement, etc. DERIVATIVES convolutional adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from convolvere roll together …

English terms dictionary

• 7convolution — [kän΄və lo͞o′shən] n. [ML convolutio &LT; L convolutus, pp. of convolvere: see CONVOLVE] 1. a twisting, coiling, or winding together 2. a convoluted condition 3. a fold, twist, or coil of something convoluted; specif., any of the irregular folds&#8230; …

English World dictionary

• 8Convolution — For the usage in formal language theory, see Convolution (computer science). Convolution of two square pulses: the resulting waveform is a triangular pulse. One of the functions (in this case g) is first reflected about τ = 0 and then offset by t …

Wikipedia

• 9Convolution — (Roget s Thesaurus) &GT;Complex curvature. &LT; N PARAG:Convolution &GT;N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 winding winding &c. &GT;V. Sgm: N 1 convolution convolution involution circumvolution Sgm: N 1 wave wave undulation tortuosity anfractu …

English dictionary for students

• 10Convolution — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia&#160;: «&#160;Convolution&#160;», sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le terme convolution désigne deux types d&#8230; …

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