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volution

/ (vəˈluːʃən) /
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noun
a rolling, revolving, or spiral form or motion
a whorl of a spiral gastropod shell
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How to use volution in a sentence

  • A genus separated from Ammonites on account of the last volution covering the spire.

    A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
  • On the left wrist were two circular excoriations, apparently the effect of ropes, or of a rope in more than one volution.

  • Outer lip smooth within, deeply lobed above, attached to the second spiral volution.

  • The whorls touch one another only by the ribs, of which there are nine to each volution.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
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