Definition of Spirals
1. Noun. (plural of spiral) ¹
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Definition of Spirals
1. spiral [v] - See also: spiral
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirals
Literary usage of Spirals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"33 lateral with spirals No more branches to end of Leading shoot with ... Leading shoot with spirals from Left to Right. lateral with spirals R. to L. (0 ..."
2. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"This holds good throughout; so that we have only to count the number of parallel secondary spirals in the two directions, and assume the smaller number as ..."
3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1872)
"1,2 3,4 5 6,7,8 9,10 11,12, 13 14 15, 10 17 Leading shoot with spirals from Right to ... 33 lateral with spirals L. to R. No more branches to end of shoot. ..."
4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"He describes three types of spiral structures: (1) Broad spirals without central threads; ... Only the last mentioned, in addition to rudimentary spirals, ..."
5. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1888)
"through the centers of the bases, the spirals will assume the position that ... When a half turn has been made and the spirals point toward each other in ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"On an Improved Instrument for describing spirals, invented by Henry Johnson. By the Rev. J. BOOTH, LL.D., FRS Mr. Johnson's instrument, which, ..."
7. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"Some of these have the curvature of their spirals tending in a direction opposite to that of the hands of a watch, like, those in Fig. ..."
8. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The manner of appearance of the spirals must be regarded as a consequence ... Considering that the first two spirals are the result of the first two folds ..."