(Sin"to or Sin"tu Sin"to*ism) Sintoist
(Sin"to*ist). See Shinto, etc.
(||Sin"toc) n. A kind of spice used in the East Indies, consisting of the bark of a species of Cinnamomum.
[Written also sindoc.]
(Sin"u*ate) a. [L. sinuatus, p. p. of sinuare to wind, bend, fr. sinus a bend.] Having the
margin alternately curved inward and outward; having rounded lobes separated by rounded sinuses; sinuous; wavy.
(Sin"u*ate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sinuated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sinuating.] To bend or curve in
and out; to wind; to turn; to be sinuous. Woodward.
(Sin"u*a`ted) a. Same as Sinuate.
(Sin`u*a"tion) n. [L. sinuatio.] A winding or bending in and out.
(Sin"u*ose`) a. Sinuous. Loudon.
(Sin`u*os"i*ty) n.; pl. Sinuosities [Cf. F. sinuosité.]
1. Quality or state of being sinuous.
2. A bend, or a series of bends and turns; a winding, or a series of windings; a wave line; a curve.
A line of coast certainly amounting, with its sinuosities, to more than 700 miles.Sydney Smith.
(Sin"u*ous) a. [L. sinuosus, fr. sinus a bent surface, a curve: cf. F. sinueux. See Sinus.]
Bending in and out; of a serpentine or undulating form; winding; crooked. Sin"u*ous*ly, adv.
Streaking the ground with sinuous trace.Milton.
Gardens bright with sinuous rills.Coleridge.
(Si`nu*pal"li*ate) a. (Zoöl.) Having a pallial sinus. See under Sinus.
(Si"nus) n.; pl. L. Sinus, E. Sinuses [L., a bent surface, a curve, the folds or bosom of a garment,
etc., a bay. Cf. Sine, n.]
1. An opening; a hollow; a bending.
2. A bay of the sea; a recess in the shore.
3. (Anat. & Zoöl.) A cavity; a depression. Specifically: (a) A cavity in a bone or other part, either closed
or with a narrow opening. (b) A dilated vessel or canal.
4. (Med.) A narrow, elongated cavity, in which pus is collected; an elongated abscess with only a small
5. (Bot.) A depression between adjoining lobes.