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Translation of "spiral" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

spiral

noun [C]     /ˈspaɪə.rəl/ US  /ˈspaɪr.əl/
a shape made up of curves, each one above or wider than the one before 螺旋形 A corkscrew is spiral-shaped. 瓶塞钻是螺旋形的。 Bends, loops and curves
downward spiral
when a price, etc. is becoming lower, or when a situation is getting worse and is difficult to control because one bad event causes another (价格等的)不断下降;(局面的)迅速恶化;螺旋式恶性下滑 This year's downward spiral of house prices has depressed the market. 今年房价的持续下跌造成了市场的疲软。 We must avoid the downward spiral in which unemployment leads to homelessness and then to crime. 我们必须避免失业导致无家可归,进而导致犯罪的恶性循环。 Uncontrolled
Translations of “spiral”
in Arabic حَلَزون…
in Korean 나선형…
in Malaysian lingkaran…
in French spirale…
in Turkish sarmal, spiral, helezon…
in Italian spirale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺旋形…
in Russian спираль…
in Polish spirala…
in Vietnamese đường xoắn ốc…
in Spanish espiral…
in Portuguese espiral…
in Thai เส้นขด…
in German die Spirale…
in Catalan espiral…
in Japanese らせん, 渦巻き…
in Indonesian gulungan…
(Definition of spiral noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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