curving or curling inward.
having an involved or complex nature.
having resumed its normal size, shape, or condition.
- sub·in·vo·lut·ed, adjective
- un·in·vo·lut·ed, adjective
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How to use involuted in a sentence
Our illustration shows at A the top of the cup with the open centre, while at B and C may be seen the peculiar involuted form.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876 | Charles Wyllys Elliott
On each side the involuted corals flung their twisted arms in more curious and intricate folds.Cord and Creese | James de Mille
Full of curious involuted lines--a mist of lines--with a face peering through the mist, if you looked close enough.Old Junk | H. M. Tomlinson
The involuted portion of the inner lip is shorter and differently shaped.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae | Frederick True
Celtic illuminations also have these distorted, involuted creatures.Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence