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Definition of "sinuosity" [sin•u•os•i•ty]

  • The quality or condition of being sinuous. (noun)
  • A bending or curving shape or movement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sinuosity" in a sentence
  • "The sundry projects on view at the Skyscraper Museum can be perfectly symmetrical, like the Freedom Tower, or they can attain to the slippery sinuosity of Gensler's not yet completed Shanghai Tower."
  • "The overall feeling is that of sinuosity and impenetrability and this was made possible by using carbon fiber to build the pieces."
  • "The spiral movement which is obtained by stacking the units, generates a continuous flow of enveloping lines that elevates the sign for expressive dynamics sinuosity."