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Involution

In`vo`lu´tion
n.1.
1.The act of involving or infolding.
2.The state of being entangled or involved; complication; entanglement.
All things are mixed, and causes blended, by mutual involutions.
- Glanvill.
3.That in which anything is involved, folded, or wrapped; envelope.
4.(Gram.) The insertion of one or more clauses between the subject and the verb, in a way that involves or complicates the construction.
5.(Math.) The act or process of raising a quantity to any power assigned; the multiplication of a quantity into itself a given number of times; - the reverse of evolution.
6.(Geom.) The relation which exists between three or more sets of points, a.a´, b.b´, c.c´, so related to a point O on the line, that the product Oa.Oa´ = Ob.Ob´ = Oc.Oc´ is constant. Sets of lines or surfaces possessing corresponding properties may be in involution.
7.(Med.) The return of an enlarged part or organ to its normal size, as of the uterus after pregnancy.
Noun1.involution - reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth)
2.involution - a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction
3.involution - marked by elaborately complex detail
4.Involutioninvolution - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
5.involution - the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power
Synonyms: exponentiation
6.involution - the action of enfolding something
Synonyms: enfolding
absorption, addition, ambages, anfractuosity, approximation, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, circumvolution, comedown, complexity, complexness, complication, convolution, crabbedness, crinkle, crinkling, debasement, decadence, decadency, declension, declination, decline, deformation, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demotion, depravation, depravedness, depreciation, derogation, descent, deterioration, devolution, differentiation, division, downtrend, downturn, downward mobility, downward trend, drop, dying, ebb, effeteness, embarrassment, engagement, enmeshment, entanglement, equation, evolution, extrapolation, fading, failing, failure, failure of nerve, fall, falling-off, flexuosity, flexuousness, implication, inclusion, integration, interpolation, intorsion, intricacy, intricateness, inversion, involvement, lapse, loss of tone, meander, meandering, multiplication, notation, perplexity, practice, proportion, ramification, reduction, regression, relation, retrocession, retrogradation, retrogression, rivulation, sinuation, sinuosity, sinuousness, slinkiness, slippage, slump, snakiness, subtlety, subtraction, tanglement, technicality, torsion, tortility, tortuosity, tortuousness, transformation, turning, twisting, undulation, wane, wave, waving, winding
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Involucel
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Involuntarily
Involuntariness
Involuntary
involuntary muscle
involuntary trust
Involute
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involutional depression
Involve
Involved
involved with
Involvedness
Involvement
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Invulnerability
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Inward
inward-developing
inward-moving
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