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Definition of 'spiral'

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  1. a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
  2. a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
       Synonyms: helix
  3. ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
       Synonyms: volute
  4. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
       Synonyms: coil volute whorl helix
  5. flying downward in a helical path with a large radius


  1. to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
       Synonyms: gyrate coil
  2. form a spiral; "The path spirals up the mountain"
  3. move in a spiral or zigzag course
       Synonyms: corkscrew


  1. in the shape of a coil
       Synonyms: coiling helical spiraling volute voluted whorled turbinate

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