spiral spring

noun

Definition of spiral spring

: a spring consisting of a wire coiled usually in a flat spiral or in a helix

First Known Use of spiral spring

1690, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spiral spring was in 1690

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“Spiral spring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiral%20spring. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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