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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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We all know that hiking the bluffs above Big Sur's sinuous coastline makes for a swell day.
Two programs feature a premiere by Monte, whose sinuous, powerful modern style reveals her links to both Graham and Alley, as well as new works by associate artistic director Tiffany Rea Fisher and company member Joe Celej.
We interviewers devise stratagems of attack - shocking bluntness, sinuous logic, affected maiden-auntish expressions of shock" - Broadcaster Andrew Marr on dealing with politicians.
Compact aluminium heat exchangers were studied during the experimental research, with sinuous fins of different thickness, 0,14; 0,16; 0,3; 0,5 mm.
Sam Clarke's sinuous run set up the youngster's 25th minute opener and, after another attempt had been parried by a waist-high stick on the Melton line, he struck twice in the early stages of the second period, deflecting home driven balls by Sean Whitehouse and Tom Hancock.
Designed by the talented young partnership of Ofis, the structure has a sinuous elegance that recalls their earlier projects such as the museum extension in Ljubljana (AR December 2004) and house on Lake Bled (AR November 2005), in which inclined floor planes and spiralling ramps orchestrate a succession of dramatic promenades architecturales.
That presence was dominated by his smooth and sinuous torso--he was I percent body fat, or so it was said--and three truly great trademark facial tricks: the moment of shock, the coy blush, and the quivering rage that immediately preceded a Lee death blow.
The name also refers to the dominant architectural design element of the facade--a sinuous belt that runs from floor to floor.
The sinuous interchange between past and present, truth and fiction, is sustained in subsequent films: In one, a 16-mm film is shown being packed up in the gallery office; a loupe lingers over a woman's face in a strip from one of Irvine's previous films.
For generations the remaining bottomland forests of the Mississippi River and its tributaries have survived as places where trees grow large, shadows grow deep, and sinuous rivers and streams move at a snail's pace.