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spiral
'spaɪrəl
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. In the shape of a coil.
(名) As a noun
  1. Flying downward in a helical path with a large radius.
  2. A structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops.
  3. Ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center.
  4. A continuously accelerating change in the economy.
  5. A plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center.
  6. A curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle.
(动) As a verb
  1. To wind or move in a spiral course.
  2. Move in a spiral or zigzag course.
  3. Form a spiral.
Hyphenationspir•al
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Matching Results
螺旋形luóxuán xíngspiral
盘旋pánxuánto spiral; to circle; to go around; to hover; to orbit
旋涡xuánwōspiral; whirlpool; eddy; vortex
蜗旋wōxuánspiral
螺线luóxiànspiral
螺旋luóxuánspiral; helix; screw
tuánto roll up into a ball with one's hands; spiral; circle; variant of
盘陀pántuótwisted; spiral; uneven stones
ràovariant of , to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour
盘桓pánhuánto pace; to linger; to stay over; to spiral; to hover
飞来飞去fēi lái fēi qùto fly about; to fly hither and thither; to flit; to swarm; to spiral
ràoto wind; to coil (thread); to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour; to confuse; to perplex
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