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Convolution vs. Coil

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Convolutionnoun

A twist or fold.

Coilnoun

Something wound in the form of a helix or spiral.

‘the sinuous coils of a snake’;

Convolutionnoun

Any of the folds on the surface of the brain.

Coilnoun

Any intrauterine device (Abbreviation: IUD)—the first IUDs were coil-shaped.

Convolutionnoun

The shape of something rotating; a vortex.

Coilnoun

(electrical) A coil of electrically conductive wire through which electricity can flow.

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Convolutionnoun

State or condition of being convoluted.

Coilnoun

(figurative) Entanglement; perplexity.

Convolutionnoun

(mathematics) A form of moving average.

Coilnoun

A noise, tumult, bustle, or turmoil.

Convolutionnoun

(computing) A function which maps a tuple of sequences into a sequence of tuples.

Coilverb

To wind or reel e.g. a wire or rope into regular rings, often around a centerpiece.

‘A simple transformer can be made by coiling two pieces of insulated copper wire around an iron heart.’;

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Convolutionnoun

One 360° turn in a spring or similar helix. A keyring contains 2 convolutions.

Coilverb

To wind into loops (roughly) around a common center.

‘The sailor coiled the free end of the hawser on the pier.’;

Convolutionnoun

The act of rolling anything upon itself, or one thing upon another; a winding motion.

‘O'er the calm sea, in convolution swift,The feathered eddy floats.’;

Coilverb

To wind cylindrically or spirally.

‘to coil a rope when not in use’; ‘The snake coiled itself before springing.’;

Convolutionnoun

The state of being rolled upon itself, or rolled or doubled together; a tortuous or sinuous winding or fold, as of something rolled or folded upon itself.

Coilverb

To encircle and hold with, or as if with, coils.

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Convolutionnoun

An irregular, tortuous folding of an organ or part; as, the convolutions of the intestines; the cerebral convolutions. See Brain.

Coilverb

To wind cylindrically or spirally; as, to coil a rope when not in use; the snake coiled itself before springing.

Convolutionnoun

the shape of something rotating rapidly

Coilverb

To encircle and hold with, or as with, coils.

Convolutionnoun

a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain

Coilverb

To wind itself cylindrically or spirally; to form a coil; to wind; - often with about or around.

‘You can see his flery serpents . . . Coiting, playing in the water.’;

Convolutionnoun

the action of coiling or twisting or winding together

Coilnoun

A ring, series of rings, or spiral, into which a rope, or other like thing, is wound.

‘The wild grapevines that twisted their coils from trec to tree.’;

Convolution

In mathematics (in particular, functional analysis), convolution is a mathematical operation on two functions (f and g) that produces a third function ( f ∗ g {\displaystyle f*g} ) that expresses how the shape of one is modified by the other. The term convolution refers to both the result function and to the process of computing it.

Coilnoun

Fig.: Entanglement; toil; mesh; perplexity.

Coilnoun

A series of connected pipes in rows or layers, as in a steam heating apparatus.

Coilnoun

A noise, tumult, bustle, or confusion.

Coilnoun

a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops;

‘a coil of rope’;

Coilnoun

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles

Coilnoun

a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine

Coilnoun

a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb

Coilnoun

tubing that is wound in a spiral

Coilnoun

reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit

Coilverb

to wind or move in a spiral course;

‘the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action’; ‘black smoke coiling up into the sky’; ‘the young people gyrated on the dance floor’;

Coilverb

make without a potter's wheel;

‘This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels’;

Coilverb

wind around something in coils or loops

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