spiral 1 of 3

spiral

2 of 3

adjective

as in winding
turning around an axis like the thread of a screw a spiral staircase takes visitors up into the Statue of Liberty

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spiral

3 of 3

noun

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“Spiral.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spiral. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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