One friend reports that Johnson had started to spiral out of control.
But the underlying meaning of it was another huge step and a spiral downward for Walter White.
This is an untitled piece known as “spiral Mask,” finished in 1961 by the great land artist Robert Smithson.
In practice, we have mechanisms such as warranties which can halt the spiral.
Walking through the spiral hallway into the almost pitch black, circular room, the senses become immediately disoriented.
With an extremely thin thread, she describes from spoke to spoke, starting from the center, a spiral line with very close coils.
From this the water appeared to be carried in a spiral stream up to the clouds.
Sam handled the machine like a veteran and even showed what he could do by making a small figure eight and a spiral dip.
The spiral stair had been so constructed that it nowhere touched the mast.
A shell or an operculum, may be spiral, without being produced into a pyramid.
1550s, from Middle French spiral, from Medieval Latin spiralis "winding, coiling" (mid-13c.), from Latin spira "coil," from Greek speira "coil, twist, wreath," from PIE *sper- "to turn, twist." Spiral galaxy first attested 1913.
1726 (implied in spiraled), from spiral (n.). Transferred and figurative sense by 1922. Related: Spiraling.
1650s, from spiral (adj.). U.S. football sense is from 1896.
spiral spi·ral (spī'rəl)
Coiling or developing around an axis in a constantly changing series of planes; helical. n.
A structure in the shape of a coil. v. spi·raled or spi·ralled, spi·ral·ing or spi·ral·ling, spi·rals or spi·rals
To take the form or course of a spiral.