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Definitions for sinuosity
ˌsɪn yuˈɒs ɪ tisin·u·os·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sinuosity, sinuousnessnoun

    having curves

    "he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads"

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  1. sinuositynoun

    The property of being sinuous.

Wikipedia

  1. Sinuosity

    Sinuosity, sinuosity index, or sinuosity coefficient of a continuously differentiable curve having at least one inflection point is the ratio of the curvilinear length (along the curve) and the Euclidean distance (straight line) between the end points of the curve. This dimensionless quantity can also be rephrased as the "actual path length" divided by the "shortest path length" of a curve. The value ranges from 1 (case of straight line) to infinity (case of a closed loop, where the shortest path length is zero or for an infinitely-long actual path).

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  1. sinuosity

    Sinuosity is a measure of how much a path, river, coastline, or any other geographical feature deviates from a straight line. It's often defined as the actual path length divided by the shortest possible straight-line distance. The greater the sinuosity, the more the path meanders or curves. It's a key descriptor in the field of geography, especially in describing the paths of rivers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinuositynoun

    quality or state of being sinuous

  2. Sinuositynoun

    a bend, or a series of bends and turns; a winding, or a series of windings; a wave line; a curve

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. sinuosit.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinuosity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinuosity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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