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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Circling around a center in a curve that keeps growing larger or smaller.

Usage examples (37)
  • Pick up a pinecone and count the spiral rows of scales.
  • Unfortunately, this downward spiral is not getting reported locally.
  • Flatten this log, and roll up into a tight spiral from the short end.
  • The upward spiral is endless, especially when it comes to online-buzz. for more
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