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Meaning of SINUOSITY

Pronunciation:  `sinyû'âsitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  having curves; "he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads"
 

SINUOSITY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sinuousness
 
 See Also: curve, curved shape

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sin`u*os"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Sinuosities}. [Cf. F.
sinuosit['e].]
1. Quality or state of being sinuous.

2. A bend, or a series of bends and turns; a winding, or a
   series of windings; a wave line; a curve.

         A line of coast certainly amounting, with its
         sinuosities, to more than 700 miles.  --Sydney
                                               Smith.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The ratio of channel length between two points on a channel to the straight line distance between the same two points.
  2. The ratio of channel length to down valley length.
 

 

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