convolve

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verb con·volve \kən-ˈvälv, -ˈvȯlv also -ˈväv or -ˈvȯv\

Definition of convolve

convolved

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convolving

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to roll together :  writhe

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to roll together or circulate involvedly

Origin and Etymology of convolve

Latin convolvere, from com- + volvere to roll — more at voluble


First Known Use: 1616

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