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spiral

Pronunciation: /ˈspaɪrəl; ˈspaɪərəl/

Translation of spiral in Spanish:

noun/nombre

adjective/adjetivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)

  • 1.1 (increase) [unemployment] escalar; [prices] dispararse spiraling prices precios (masculine plural) que se disparan or que suben vertiginosamente 1.2 (move) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) to spiral up/down subir/bajar en espiral the leaf spiraled (down) to the ground la hoja cayó al suelo describiendo una espiral smoke spiraled up from the chimney volutas de humo salían de la chiminea

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