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  • noun Plural form of spiral.


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  • Yes, we can make it shiny and balanced and resonant, and we can work into it a deep and startling set of metaphors that can be slowly teased out by readers who have the patience and the desire; we can play with structure, fracturing it, putting it together in spirals or fractals so that the themes are an echo of the structure.

    msagara: On agents, writers, and yes, this is about that post.

  • The inspiration for the pizza dough spirals comes from a two-sentence post for savory bread rolls on the blog The Casual Baker.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Her spins and positions in spirals were impressive enough to have the audience applauding for a simple spin with her foot extended over her head. - U.S.'s Cohen loses to Asada in women's skating final

  • The Flight-Sub now began to speed his machine up, climbing in short spirals, so as to gain what was equivalent to the "weather-gauge" in the sea battles of Nelson's days.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • Sure enough, out from a low-lying cloud-bank he came, wheeling in short spirals, plunging earthward.

    Great Britain at War

  • Even if you’re only moving your pen in spirals across the page, promise yourself you’ll show up and then follow through.

    Nine Ways to Build a Bridge Between Who You Were and Who You Are | Write to Done

  • Event leads to memory leads to event as we are drawn in spirals deeper and deeper nto the life of Andy Kronk — - an unlikely blue-collar confidant of the rich and famous — - even as he recollects his own parabolic rise and fall in the secretive world of Canada’s obscenely wealthy.

    Entitlement: Jonathan Bennett Interview

  • The spirals contain the message, Cricket had said, and the spirals are the eyes of the owl!


  • The breastplate over his long red riding robe was of polished steel, inlaid with gold in Arabic spirals.

    The Saracen: The Holy War

  • Among the remarkable discoveries which Dr. Isaac Roberts has recently made in the application of his photographic apparatus to the heavens, there is none more striking than that which declares, not only that the nebulae which Lord Rosse described as spirals, actually do possess the character so indicated, but that there are many others of the same description.

    Great Astronomers


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