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con·vo·lute

(kon'vō-lūt),
Rolled together with one part over the other; in the shape of a roll or scroll.
Synonym(s): convoluted
[L. con-volvo, pp. -volutus, to roll together]

convolute

(kŏn′və-lo͞ot′)
adj.
Rolled or coiled together in overlapping whorls, as certain leaves, petals, or shells.
intr. & tr.v. convo·luted, convo·luting, convo·lutes
To coil or fold or cause to coil or fold in overlapping whorls.

con′vo·lute′ly adv.

convolute

, convoluted (kŏn′vō-loot; -loot′ĕd) [L. convolvere, to roll together]
Rolled, as a scroll.

convolute

coiled or rolled together.
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The helical surface is generated in the same kinematical mode as at the zero convolute worms, but the generation tool is posed with the rectilinear generating edges in a parallel plane with the axial plane of the worm and tangent to the base cylinder, above the first.
The helical surface so generated is named Archimedes helicoid, and the generation kinematics is the same at the convolute worm.
N = number of convolutes (typically counting tips).
This is generally described as the length at which the included angle, theta, between the convolutes reaches 90[degrees].
Peterson: The types of foods best suited to single-wrap convolute containers are semi-moist products such as butter, sauces or mayonnaise, and dry products such as baking mixes, soup mixes, stuffing mixes, bread crumbs, sugar, coffee creamer, dried fruit, and dry cereals.
With the single-wrapped convolute system, pre-printed sidewalls are shipped flat to the user along with tops and bottoms for in-plant assembly on forming machines.