involute involute


  1. (adj) especially of petals or leaves in bud; having margins rolled inward
  2. (adj) (of some shells) closely coiled so that the axis is obscured


  1. But the real complexity of color emerges where the hills become involute, where hollows and canyons fall away from the highway toward some hidden termination.
  2. No furtive light came from their involute Abode, but there they were, aloof and mute, Playing a game of worlds, promoting pawns To ivory unicorns and ebon fauns.
  3. the involute rhubarb leaf thinks its way up through loam.
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