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Adjective: spiralling  spI-ru-ling
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: spiraling)
  1. In the shape of a coil
    "Auspicious blowing-horns are fashioned from the right-spiralling white conch"; "A spiralling spring is depicted by providing thickness to a helix";
    - coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling [US], volute, voluted, whorled, turbinate
Verb: spiral (spiralled,spiralling, or [US] spiraled,spiraling)  spI-rul
  1. To wind or move in a spiral course
    "the young people spiralled on the dance floor";
    - gyrate, coil
     
  2. Form a spiral
    "The path spirals up the mountain"
     
  3. Move in a spiral or zigzag course
    - corkscrew

See also: coiled

Type of: curve, turn, twist, wind[2]

Encyclopedia: Spiralling

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