- sinumbra lamp,
- sinus arrest,
- sinus arrhythmia,
- sinus block
Origin of sinuous
Examples from the Web for sinuous
Like some sinuous sax, we first hear the thoughts of Obersturmfuhrer Angelus (Golo) Thomsen.
I love this German team, which is sinuous and brilliant and fluid and youthful.
Beef and venison are plentiful, but the beef is of rather a sinuous texture.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
The sinuous plates forming the main portion of the compound radii are rather thinner and closer together than in C. balnaris.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
He gathers it up, as if to force it into the sinuous folds of the figure.Rodin: The Man and his Art|Judith Cladel
These sinuous bounds were grotesque enough in appearance, 293 but singularly effective.Kings in Exile|Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Several of the first explorers crawled through the sinuous apertures when all was quiet.Wonders of the Yellowstone|James Richardson
Word Origin for sinuous
"full of turns and curves," 1570s, from Latin sinuosus "full of curves, folds, or bendings," from sinus "curve, fold, bend" (see sinus). Related: Sinuously; sinuousness.