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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin convolutus (to roll together), past participle of convolvere, from con- + volvere (to roll), with the suffix -tion.

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convolution (countable and uncountable, plural convolutions)

  1. Something that is folded or twisted.
  2. Any of the folds on the surface of the brain.
  3. The shape of something rotating; a vortex.
  4. (mathematics) A form of moving average.
  5. (computing) A function which maps a tuple of sequences into a sequence of tuples.

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EtymologyEdit

Formed from Latin convolutus, with the suffix -tion.

NounEdit

convolution f (plural convolutions)

  1. convolution

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