Monday, September 28, 2009
Definitions for sinuous
- Characterized by many curves or turns; winding.
- Characterized by graceful curving movements.
- Not direct; devious.
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Citations for sinuous
Long gone are the days when a "robotic movement" meant something jerky, awkward, and stiff: The new robo-fish that have just been unveiled by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology swim through the water with sinuous grace.
A single tree
With sinuous trunk, boughs exquisitely wreathed,
Grew there; an ash which Winter for himself
Decked out with pride, and with outlandish grace
Origin of sinuous
Sinuous is from Latin sinuōsus, from sinus, curve.