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sinuous

 [sin´u-us]
bending in and out; winding.

sinuous

/sin·u·ous/ (sin´u-us) bending in and out; winding.

sinuous

(sĭn′ū-ŭs) [L. sinuosus, winding]
Winding; wavy; tortuous.

sinuous

bending in and out; winding.
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To determine if significant differences exist in stiffness and strength of wood from sinuous trees and their nonsinuous counterparts
5 and 4 mm pitch, while figure 5 shows plotted results of the friction coefficient cf for a Reynolds number ranging from 600 to 3600, for sinuous fins compared to Kays and London type fins(Kays &London, 1984) (Nagi et al.
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Andre Levinson wrote that Baker "is an extraordinary creature of simian suppleness--a sinuous idol that enslaves and incites mankind.