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spirograph

Line breaks: spiro|graph
Pronunciation: /ˈspʌɪrə(ʊ)ɡrɑːf
 
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Definition of spirograph in English:

noun

1An instrument for recording breathing movements.
2 (Spirograph) trademark A toy which is used to draw intricate curved patterns using interlocking plastic cogs and toothed rings of different sizes.
Example sentences
  • The Spirograph was a great toy, at least for around a half-hour.
  • Demand shifted in the 1960s to Spirograph, Sindy, Barbie, Action Man and Stylophone.
  • So if you really need to express yourself that bad, go buy yourself an Etch-a-Sketch or Spirograph.

Derivatives

spirographic

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈɡrafɪk/
adjective
sense 1.
Example sentences
  • Different spirographic and flow volume curves are shown in Figure 2.
  • Only male subjects were selected because spirographic reference values are not reliable for females.
  • Obstruction and restriction have been the most frequent spirographic patterns described in these patients.

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