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1 spiral /ˈspaɪrəl/ noun
plural spirals
1 spiral
/ˈspaɪrəl/
noun
plural spirals
Learner's definition of SPIRAL
[count]
: a circular curving line that goes around a central point while getting closer to or farther away from it
: a situation in which something continuously increases, decreases, or gets worse usually singular
American football : a kick or throw in which the ball spins while moving through the air
2 spiral /ˈspaɪrəl/ verb
spirals US spiraled or British spiralled US spiraling or British spiralling
2 spiral
/ˈspaɪrəl/
verb
spirals US spiraled or British spiralled US spiraling or British spiralling
Learner's definition of SPIRAL
[no object]
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to move in a circle around a central point while getting closer to or farther away from it : to move in a spiral
: to greatly increase, decrease, or get worse in a continuous and usually fast and uncontrolled way
3 spiral /ˈspaɪrəl/ adjective
3 spiral
/ˈspaɪrəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of SPIRAL
always used before a noun
: winding or circling around a central point and usually getting closer to or farther away from it : shaped or moving like a spiral
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