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Winding or circling round a center or pole and gradually receding from it; as, the spiral curve of a watch spring.
A plane curve, not reëntrant, described by a point, called the generatrix, moving along a straight line according to a mathematical law, while the line is revolving about a fixed point called the pole. Cf. Helix.
Winding around a center or axis and gradually receding from or approach ing it. A helical. Advancing to higher levels through a series of cyclical movements. Editor's Note: Hence the phrase "Spiraling out of control." [D03293] Webster
A curve that wind around a fixed point and does not backtrack on itself. Each whorl is a complete turn of the curve around the axis, and it may be on one plane, or in ascendingor conical shape like a shell. The spiral is the basis for the volutes of classic capitals, scrolls, or twisted rope turnings.
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Winding round a cylinder or imaginary axis, and at the same time rising or advancing forward; winding like the thread of a screw; helical.
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Anything which has a spiral form, as a spiral shell.
parallel to the sutures; along the whorl or coil.
An arrangement of objects along the outline of a coiled spring.
A professional shell effect that creates a spiral shape in the air.
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A move in which the skater extends his or her free leg behind him or her during a long glide to demonstrate both flexibility and fluidity.
A move in which skaters demonstrate flexibility and a fluid line by extending the non-skating leg behind them into the air during a long glide.
Any move on which the skater glides along the ice on one skate, with the non-skating leg in the air to the rear.
a glide on long edges in arabesque position in which the free leg is held equal to or higher than hip levels
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Circular movement of the torso, done in any direction.
a fractal pattern whether you are looking at DNA, a snail shell or a galaxy
a slope on a polar (circular) grid
a nautilus/circular shape commonly seen in fractals.
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a ball passed or kicked with a spin which propels it further with more accuracy; the ball points the same direction throughout its flight.
The way a football spins when thrown properly. The ball looks like a missile when throw like this. A slang term for when the ball flies en-over-end is called a “lame duck.
The football's rotation when it's thrown (about it's longitudinal axis).
the rotation of the ball where neither the front of back points of the ball wobble in flight.
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Symbol that represents the "coming into being".
an ancient goddess emblem symbolizing the universal pattern of growth in Nature
Symbol of emanation.
symbol of the path of life and the earth's cycles.
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move in a spiral or zigzag course
a circle as it moves through time
a cycle as It moves through time
Continuous circling movement of the body or apparatus.
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What a corkscrew is called when found on an Intamin inverted coaster. It is also the term used by Zamperla to describe a heartline roll on their flying coasters.
a "Jelly Roll" design in a cane where sheets of clay are stacked and rolled to create a spiral design when sliced crossways.
Twenty or thirty inch roll of film applied by a vertical carriage in a convoluted wrap.
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A construct in a Maze consisting of one or more passages wrapping around themselves forming a spiral. Often the center will be a junction. Spirals can make a Maze challenging to navigate, since it's not easy to determine what side of the spiral a passage leading out of one will go to.
Fracture that spirals around bone.
a wire component made by wrapping wire around itself in a flat plane
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form a spiral; "The path spirals up the mountain"
On 2fort, the entrance to the flag room just outside the main resupply (the one with a path that spirals downward.)
An ear spiral is a more or less concentric circle that is usually worn through the ear lobe. It is normally held in place only by its own downward pressure. Glass ear spirals are shown but many materials are used.
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a hill climbing technique for railways when the topography rises faster than the locomotive, which has to draw an often heavy dead weight of carriages and/or wagons, is able to climb