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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.
Hard Santoprene a harder material for TPV grade for smooth smooth sections and convolute sections.
N = number of convolutes (typically counting tips).
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.
A truck can carry nearly 10 times as many composite convolute canisters in flat form as it can already-assembled containers.