Part of speech:
A form or part that is folded or coiled.
(Aeron.) To perform a loop or loops
Something formed by twining:
To impart a spiral or coiling shape to, as by turning the ends in opposite directions:
To blend (a light ingredient) into a heavier mixture with a series of gentle turns:
To join or become joined by twining together.
To twine or twist together.
To coil or fold or cause to coil or fold in overlapping whorls.
Snake is to move or extend along in a slithering or twisting motion, often to clear drain obstructions.
To fold (over or on)
To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
Straighten is to make something orderly or unwavy.
To reverse the winding or twisting of:
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(Logic) A vicious circle.
To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
(Botany) Rolled up in the form of a coil with the tip in the center, as an unexpanded fern frond.
Spiral is defined as something that circles around a center point, creating a two or three dimensional curve.
Rolled up; spiraled
A looped bundle, as of yarn.
(Computer graphics) A polygon mesh.
A measurement in information theory: see Perplexity.
A quantity of thread or yarn wound in a coil
(Zoology) One of the whorls of a spiral gastropod shell.
To form a circle around; surround:
To fuss is defined as to make a big deal about something.
To turn around or cause to turn around a center point or axis; revolve
To rise and taper steeply.
To make or become tense.
(Intransitive) To form a pattern of concentric circles.
To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
To move from side to side or in and out
To go along (a curving or twisting course):
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
A fancy curve, flourish, etc. as in a design or in handwriting
A spiral oceanic surface current driven primarily by the global wind system and constrained by the continents surrounding the three ocean basins (Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian). Each ocean basin has a large gyre in the subtropical region, centered around 30° north and south latitude. Smaller gyres occur at 50° north latitude in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The direction of a gyre's rotation is determined by the prevailing winds in the region, with the large subtropical gyres rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
A list of names; roll; roster
make without a potter's wheel
make without a potter's wheel
To unwind or release from being coiled
A momentary shock or scare:
A curve or bend, as of a road.
A bend or curve, especially in a shoreline.
A slender, coiling plant part, often a modified leaf or leaf part, that helps support the stem of some climbing angiosperms by clinging to or winding around an object. Peas, squash, and grapes produce tendrils.
Something that binds, snares, or entangles one; an entrapment:
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