spiral staircase

noun

Definition of spiral staircase

:a set of stairs that winds around a central post or column

Word by Word Definitions

spiral play
  1. : winding around a center or pole and gradually receding from or approaching it

  2. : helical

  3. : spiral-bound

  1. : the path of a point in a plane moving around a central point while continuously receding from or approaching it

  2. : a three-dimensional curve (such as a helix) with one or more turns about an axis

  3. : a single turn or coil in a spiral object

  1. : to go and especially to rise or fall in a spiral course

  2. : to form into a spiral

  3. : to cause to spiral

staircase play
  1. : the structure containing a stairway

  2. : a flight of stairs with the supporting framework, casing, and balusters


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