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convolute

[′kän·və‚lüt]
(biology)
Twisted or rolled together, specifically referring to leaves, mollusk shells, and renal tubules.
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"Without any political waffle or convoluted answer, just between the two of us, what in your honest opinion is better for the UK - your deal or the deal we've have if we'd stayed in the EU?" Mrs May replied: "I honestly believe I'm getting what is a good deal for the UK.
And Democratic Unionist MP Mr Wilson warned: "These convoluted arrangements only arise because of the Government's failure to make it clear to the EU that regardless of Barnier and EU negotiators' attempts to keep us in the Customs Union and the Single Market, we are leaving.
Finally turning to the mother of all that is convoluted: if life is good and you have no pressing problems, why not try some construction.
But the SNP's Ian Blackford said: "Will the leader restore equality for MPs by removing the over convoluted and shamefully partisan Evel procedure from standing orders, and make sure all MPs in this House are equal?" DON'T MISS THIS WEEK'S GREAT MAG
Some ICD-9 indicator codes translate well, but many have convoluted mappings - and some simply don't map at all.
Proximal and distal convoluted tubules are covered with cubical epithelium with big nuclears.
However, our health care mess is so convoluted and just plain screwy that the ACA was itself convoluted and complex.
The Smoothflex, smooth bore, non convoluted model is made from ultra hygienic material with a stainless steel helix to offer maximum flexibility.
To avoid axial elongation, the trend in turbo air duct de sign is to maximize the proportion of smooth wall section on convoluted sections that are often made of Santoprene TPV 203-50.
A line of PTFE, FEP and PFA tubing comes in a choice of styles--straight, thin-wall, coiled, corrugated, convoluted or overbraided--to address various demands.
Newly released and now available for fans and enthusiastically recommended for community library DVD collections, "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries 4" is a boxed set of 4 DVDs which continue the adventures of one of Britains most sophisticatedly presented investigators, Inspector Lynley (Nathanial Parker) and his assistant, Detective Sergeant Havers (Sharon Small) who unravel particularly convoluted mysteries based on the stories of acclaimed mystery author Elizabeth George.