# Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

#### CLASS II SECTION III. 2. SPECIAL FORM

244. Angularity -- N. angularity, angularness  ; aduncity  ; angle, cusp, bend; fold &c 258; notch &c 257; fork, bifurcation.

245. Curvature -- N. curvature, curvity  , curvation  ; incurvature  , incurvity  ; incurvation  ; bend; flexure, flexion, flection  ; conflexure  ; crook, hook, bought, bending; deflection, deflexion  ; inflection, inflexion  ; concameration  ; arcuation  , devexity  , turn, deviation, detour, sweep; curl, curling; bough; recurvity  , recurvation  ; sinuosity &c 248.

246. Straightness -- N. straightness, rectilinearity  , directness; inflexibility &c (stiffness) 323; straight line, right line, direct line; short cut.

247. [Simple circularity.] Circularity -- N. circularity, roundness; rotundity &c 249.

248. [Complex curvature.] Convolution -- N. winding &c v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity  ; sinuosity, sinuation  ; meandering, circuit, circumbendibus  , twist, twirl, windings and turnings, ambages  ; torsion; inosculation  ; reticulation &c (crossing) 219; rivulation  ; roughness &c 256.

249. Rotundity -- N. rotundity; roundness &c adj.; cylindricity  ; sphericity, spheroidity  ; globosity  .