Definitions of spiral

The word spiral uses 6 letters:ailprs.

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a. - Winding or circling round a center or pole and gradually receding from it; as, the spiral curve of a watch spring. 2

a. - Winding round a cylinder or imaginary axis, and at the same time rising or advancing forward; winding like the thread of a screw; helical. 2

a. - Of or pertaining to a spiral; like a spiral. 2

a. - A plane curve, not reentrant, described by a point, called the generatrix, moving along a straight line according to a mathematical law, while the line is revolving about a fixed point called the pole. Cf. Helix. 2

a. - Anything which has a spiral form, as a spiral shell. 2