- 1. spiral, volute, decoration, ornament, ornamentation
- usage: ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
- 2. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helix, structure, construction
- usage: a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
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- 1. coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, volute, voluted, whorled, turbinate, coiled (vs. uncoiled)
- usage: in the shape of a coil
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See also: volute (Dictionary)