sinuosity

[ sin-yoo-os-i-tee ]
/ ˌsɪn yuˈɒs ɪ ti /

noun, plural sin·u·os·i·ties.

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

Nearby words

  1. sintra,
  2. sinuate,
  3. sinuation,
  4. sinuiju,
  5. sinumbra lamp,
  6. sinuous,
  7. sinuously,
  8. sinus,
  9. sinus arrest,
  10. sinus arrhythmia

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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