YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

involution
,ɪnvə'luːʃən
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The action of enfolding something.
  2. The process of raising a quantity to some assigned power.
  3. The act of sharing in the activities of a group.
  4. Marked by elaborately complex detail.
  5. A long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction.
  6. Reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth).
Hyphenationin•vo•lu•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun
Matching Results
卷绕juǎnràoto wind; to coil; to spool; to loop around; winding
回旋huíxuánto turn around; maneuvering room; leeway
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables