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spiral

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1spiral

adj spi·ral \ˈspī-rəl\

Definition of SPIRAL

1
a :  winding around a center or pole and gradually receding from or approaching it b :  helical <the spiral structure of DNA>
2
:  being a fracture in which the break is produced by twisting apart the bone <a double spiral break>
spi·ral·ly \-rə-lē\ adverb
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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