Part of speech:
A form or part that is folded or coiled.
Something formed by twining:
A momentary shock or scare:
A curve or bend, as of a road.
A spiral path or flight
One of the circular ridges or convolutions of a fingerprint.
A change in direction; a turn:
The definition of a twirl is something that is twisted or coiled.
The portion of a garment that covers the lap.
The definition of a loop is a length of something that is folded back on itself so that it leaves an opening in the middle.
A fancy curve, flourish, etc. as in a design or in handwriting
A bend or curve, especially in a shoreline.
The rotation angle about the longitudinal axis
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.
Scroll-shaped end of a violin.
To cover or surround with something coiled about.
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.
Straighten is to make something orderly or unwavy.
To reverse the winding or twisting of:
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(Logic) A vicious circle.
(Botany) Rolled up in the form of a coil with the tip in the center, as an unexpanded fern frond.
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.
To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
To move from side to side or in and out
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
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.
make without a potter's wheel
make without a potter's wheel
To unwind or release from being coiled
Something that binds, snares, or entangles one; an entrapment:
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