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sinuosity

[ sin-yoo-os-i-tee ]
/ ˌsɪn yuˈɒs ɪ ti /
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noun, plural sin·u·os·i·ties.

Often sinuosities. a curve, bend, or turn: a sinuosity of the road.
a sinuous form or character.

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Origin of sinuosity

From the Medieval Latin word sinuōsitās, dating back to 1590–1600. See sinuous, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for sinuosity

sinuosity

less commonly sinuation

/ (ˌsɪnjʊˈɒsɪtɪ) /

noun plural -osities or -ations

the quality of being sinuous
a turn, curve, or intricacy
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