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Definitions of spiral:

part of speech: adjective

Winding upward; resembling a spire.

part of speech: adjective

1. Coiled, winding around a center like a watch- spring; winding and ascending like a wire spring. 2. A structure in the shape of a coil.

Usage examples for spiral:

  • So he said good- by to the Witch and ran down the spiral staircase. "The Little House in the Fairy Wood", Ethel Cook Eliot
  • Behind the marble buttresses of the chapel, he crossed the dense obscurity of a court between high walls, found a door under an archway, turned a key in the lock, and gained a spiral stairway as dark as the court. "The Valley of Decision", Edith Wharton
  • Silently and with evident envy the man watched the pigeon's joyous spiral then he again addressed the boy: Come, now, what will you take for him! "Chico: the Story of a Homing Pigeon", Lucy M. Blanchard

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