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spiral

noun [C] uk   /ˈspaɪə.rəl/ us    /ˈspaɪr.əl/
a shape made up of curves, each one above or wider than the one before: A corkscrew is spiral-shaped.downward spiral C2 a situation in which a price, etc. becomes lower, or a situation gets worse and is difficult to control because one bad event causes another: This year's downward spiral of house prices has depressed the market. We must avoid the downward spiral in which unemployment leads to homelessness and then to crime.
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spiral

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈspaɪə.rəl/ us    /ˈspaɪr.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to move in a spiral: With one wing damaged, the model airplane spiralled downwards. If costs, prices, etc. spiral, they increase faster and faster: Spiralling costs have squeezed profits.spiral downwards (of prices, etc.) to get less, at a faster and faster rate

spiral

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈspaɪə.rəl/ us    /ˈspaɪr.əl/
shaped in a series of curves, each one above or wider than the one before: a spiral staircase a spiral galaxy
Traducciones de “spiral”
en coreano 나선형…
en árabe حَلَزون…
en francés en spirale…
en turco sarmal, spiral, helezon…
en italiano spirale…
en chino (tradicionál) 螺旋形…
en ruso спираль…
en polaco spirala…
en español espiral, en espiral…
en portugués espiral…
en alemán gewunden, Wendel-…, Spiral-……
en catalán espiral…
en japonés らせん, 渦巻き…
en chino (simplificado) 螺旋形…
(Definition of spiral from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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