sinuosity

[sin-yoo-os-i-tee]
noun, plural sinuosities.
1.
Often, sinuosities. a curve, bend, or turn: a sinuosity of the road.
2.
a sinuous form or character.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Medieval Latin sinuōsitās. See sinuous, -ity

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sinuosity or (less commonly) sinuation (ˌsɪnjʊˈɒsɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -osities, -ations
1.  the quality of being sinuous
2.  a turn, curve, or intricacy
 
sinuation or (less commonly) sinuation
 
n

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Example sentences
Due to the absence of any horizontal sinuosity, stream energy had to be
  dissipated by vertical sinuosity.
For example, a cutoff of a meander loop decreases channel sinuosity and
  increases channel slope.
Sinuosity is the ratio of stream length to valley length.
As the stream exits its canyon, sinuosity increases and a pool-riffle sequence
  develops.
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