So, only when you have spiraling matter down do you get these ferocious, black hole jets.
When—or even if—the spiraling protests will push the Syrian leader out of power is unclear.
Authorities in Hong Kong, at least for the moment, have lost control of spiraling protests in the city.
spiraling gun violence has earned Chicago the nickname Chiraq.
Not surprisingly, the Americans think measured responses can prevent a crisis from spiraling out of control.
There would be many anxious eyes watching that spiraling ship as it grew smaller and smaller, climbing upward.
Stryker lumbered past him and took the controls, spiraling the Marco Four down.
Dragon and Vampire were spiraling away in opposite directions.
A little cloud of white smoke was spiraling up from the door of a teepee.
I was behind him and picked a German who was spiraling either upward or downward, for a few seconds I was not sure which.
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.