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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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Lateral support is provided by a pair of sinuously sculptural precast concrete platforms moored to each bank.
And in the track proves she has a keen eye for material juxtaposition, as attested by the craquelure of air-dried clay pressed into chicken wire on one figure's head, or the narrow metal tube that winds sinuously throughout its body, contrasting with its primarily organic components.
Principal dancer Kader Belarbi gave an exquisite performance, sinuously winding in and out among his fellow dancers, tantalizing his spritely, seductive partner, Carole Arbo.
Instead, the performers mix invented language and odd sounds with folk and jazz rhythms as they move sinuously around Classic Stage Company's large, thrust space.
Austerely but sinuously structured--not unlike his voice, used to hypnotic effect in all his films with narration--Jones's work borrows part of its compositional finesse, often slyly, from what some would be sad to call recherche sources, not all of them cinematic.
Fittingly, the cover features Baker and her bananas sinuously captured in Colin's rubbery line.
Within the ensemble, there are many microsites that I pretty much leave to the viewer to discover--such as the sinuously shaped bench that allows those who sit on it to face each other as they interact, or the delightful objects and images within the vitrines.
By which I mean that to convey most sinuously the complexities of a given work of art, one may have to embrace forms and modes of address beyond art history or aesthetics.
The complexity of the sound diverts our focus from the rhythms of her crisp foot-stamping to her sinuously arching spine, subtly mobile face, and liquid hands, fluttering like hummingbirds around her.
More than the paintings' dimensions, often strikingly elongated; more than the sinuously baroque motifs that echo one another from canvas to canvas; more than the asymmetrical arrangement of several works on the same wall, which Reed indulges in several instances; more even, than the confrontation of a vast group of paintings with a television set that shows in split-screen format an extract of a film and a reenactment of it in the artist's studio (Las Vegas Piece, 1996)--more than all this, it is the doubt concerning these paintings' very mode of existence that makes the sight of them so fascinating.
The advertising is arresting: a kneeling, nude man caresses a swan whose neck sinuously curves into the first letter of Swan Lake.
While their functionality jeopardizes their status as art, the drawings' homemade appearance-their uneven washes of color and sinuously drawn texts-effectively denatures the machine-made look of gallery advertising.