Definition of anfractuosity in US English:



  • See anfractuous

    • ‘The details are subordinate to the motion of the principal plastic mass in the ascending anfractuosity of space - the main aesthetic value of the composition.’
    • ‘An anfractuous road would be full of windings; an explanation full of anfractuosity would be very intricate.’
    • ‘This one was found by Florence Trentin in an anfractuosity of the reef.’
    • ‘Will it result in a facile anti-reductionist anfractuosity so skilfully punctuated way back by E.H. Carr in his What is History?’
    • ‘It is also possible to provide a cavity, an anfractuosity, or a modification of the surface condition at the end of the rod or needle, or laterally adjacent this end.’