convolution convolution  /ˈkɑn və ˌlu ʃən/


  1. (n) the shape of something rotating rapidly
  2. (n) a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
  3. (n) the action of coiling or twisting or winding together


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  1. It's a bitter convolution of fate that Gilchrist should be based in Oklahoma City, the last place one would expect to find compelling arguments against the death penalty.
  2. It's a convolution of the adolescent craving to stand out.
  3. Ernie Thompson, wearing a Chevrolet cap and leaning on a cane, got started off all right but then got lost in the convolution of his story.


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    Poll: As a Forex trader, how successful are you today? Don't forget that a 0.8 correlation also means a 0.2 uncorrelated movements or noise. Also, convolution must be factored in. Timing is also an issue.
    on October 3, 2013     Source: Daily FX

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