spirally

All Adverb Noun
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  • In all cases the winds appear to blow spirally into the common storm centre. Cited from Outlines of the Earth's History, by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • Leaves measure long and wide, and are spirally arranged around the ends of branches.
  • The leaves are generally arranged spirally, but have an opposite arrangement in some species.
  • As the dead man turned himself about, the flock of birds wound round him spirally. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • Leaves are spirally arranged and may grow long and wide.
  • It is an annual growing to a height of, with spirally arranged leaves.
  • They likewise often become, after a time, in some degree spirally contracted. Cited from Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants, by Darwin
  • They are spirally armed throughout with scales, the upper and lower scales much larger.
  • After their development the tendrils contract spirally, and become woody and very strong. Cited from Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants, by Darwin
  • These leaves were long and narrow, similar to large blades of grass, and were spirally-arranged.
  • When they descended the tree they were unable to come straight down, like a squirrel, but went around it spirally. Cited from Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, Etc, by John Burroughs
  • It can have one or many branches that are spirally arranged with slender leaves that narrow to a point.
  • One day when she was there her eye caught a very small phial with a few letters like a snake running spirally round it. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature & Science, Vol. 17, No. 97
  • These are two feet in length, and marked by a ridge that passes spirally around them nearly to the tips. Cited from The Bush Boys, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • The leaves alternate up the stem and may be two-ranked or spirally arranged.
  • The flames rose spirally and lit up the sky for some distance. Cited from Stories by Foreign Authors: Polish, Various
  • They are arranged spirally, though in some species twisted to appear in two horizontal ranks.
  • But in the great majority of cases, tendrils which have never come in contact with any object, after a time contract spirally. Cited from Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants, by Darwin
  • The simple leaves are entire and spirally arranged, with those toward base of the stem usually bladeless.
  • First, those which twine spirally round a support, and are not aided by any other movement. Cited from Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants, by Darwin
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Meaning of spirally

  • adverb With spirals
    spirally fluted handles