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Significado de “spiral” - Diccionario Inglés

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spiralnoun [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. ​becomeslower, or a ​situation gets ​worse and is ​difficult to ​control because one ​badeventcauses another: This year's ​downward spiral of ​houseprices has ​depressed the ​market. We have to ​avoid the ​downward spiral in which ​unemploymentleads to ​homelessness and then to ​crime.
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spiralverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈspaɪə.rəl/  us   /ˈspaɪr.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to ​move in a spiral: With one ​wingdamaged, the ​modelairplane spiralled ​downwards. If ​costs, ​prices, etc. spiral, they ​increasefaster and ​faster: Spiralling ​costs have ​squeezedprofits.spiral downwards (of ​prices, etc.) to ​become less, at a ​faster and ​fasterrate If a ​situation spirals, it ​quickly gets ​worse in a way that ​becomes more and more ​difficult to ​control: Violence in the ​country is ​threatening to spiral out of ​control. He spiralled into a ​drugaddiction that ​cost him his ​life.

spiraladjective [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
(Definition of spiral from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spiralnoun [C]

 us   /ˈspɑɪ·rəl/
a ​shape of a ​continuous, ​curvingline that ​formscircles around a ​centerpoint: A ​corkscrew is made in a spiral. fig. Roy was ​bitter about the ​downward spiral of his ​life (= it was ​becomingcontinuouslyworse).
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈspɑɪ·rəl/
New ​playgroundequipmentincludes a ​large spiral ​slide.

spiralverb [I]

 us   /ˈspɑɪ·rəl/ (-l-, -ll-)
to move in a spiral: The ​enginequit, and my ​beautifulmodelairplane spiraled ​downward. High ​winds spiraled around the ​stormcenter.
(Definition of spiral from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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spiralnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈspaɪərəl/
a ​situation in which ​prices, ​levels, ​rates, etc. go down, or in which a ​situation gets worse and is difficult to ​control because one ​badevent causes another: a spiral of sth The world's two biggest ​economies are ​caught in a spiral of ​borrowing. This year's downward spiral of ​houseprices has ​depressed the ​market. My ​formercolleagues have been ​stuck in a spiral that continues to say, the only way we can continue our ​profitmargins is to ​cut good ​journalism, and that is to me a death spiral.

spiralverb [I, usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ˈspaɪərəl/ (UK -ll-, US -l-)
(also spiral up/upward(s)) if ​costs, ​prices, etc. spiral, they ​increase quickly: Costs spiral, and the patient is subjected to ​tests they don't need. Inflation began to spiral ​upward.spiral (from sth) to sth The country's ​foreigndebt spiralled from $840 million to $2.6 ​billion.
spiral downwards if ​costs, ​prices, etc. spiral ​downwards, they go down quickly: Stock ​prices have spiralled ​downwards for the past two weeks.
spiral out of control if a ​situation spirals out of ​control, it becomes impossible to ​control because one ​badevent causes another: The ​project spiraled out of ​control, ​running $300 million over ​budget. There is a great ​deal of ​evidence that ​internetgambling is spiralling rapidly out of ​control.
(US spiraling)
spiralling ​fuelcosts
(Definition of spiral from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “spiral”
en coreano 나선형…
en árabe حَلَزون…
in Malaysian berlingkar, berlingkar-lingkar…
en francés en spirale…
en ruso спираль…
en chino (tradicionál) 螺旋形…
en italiano spirale…
en turco sarmal, spiral, helezon…
en polaco spirala…
en español espiral, en espiral…
in Vietnamese có dạng xoắn, xoắn ốc…
en portugués espiral…
in Thai ที่เป็นเกลียว, ที่วกวน, เป็นวงก้นหอย…
en alemán gewunden, Wendel-…, Spiral-……
en catalán espiral…
en japonés らせん, 渦巻き…
en chino (simplificado) 螺旋形…
in Indonesian berputar, spiral…
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