Definitions for anfractuosityænˌfræk tʃuˈɒs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•frac•tu•os•i•tyænˌfræk tʃuˈɒs ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state or quality of being anfractuous.

  2. a channel, crevice, or passage full of windings and turnings.

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  1. anfractuosity(Noun)

    A winding channel or crevice, such as occur in the depths of the sea or in mountains.

  2. anfractuosity(Noun)

    One of the fissures (sulci) separating the convolutions of the brain, or, by analogy, in the mind.

  3. Origin: From Lat. anfractuosus, winding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anfractuosity(noun)

    a state of being anfractuous, or full of windings and turnings; sinuosity

  2. Anfractuosity(noun)

    a sinuous depression or sulcus like those separating the convolutions of the brain


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