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spiralize

[ spahy-ruh-lahyz ]
/ ˈspaɪ rəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), spi·ral·ized, spi·ral·iz·ing.

to cut or twist in spirals: Instead of reaching for a box of starchy spaghetti, spiralize a zucchini.

verb (used without object), spi·ral·ized, spi·ral·iz·ing.

to cut something into spirals.
to move in or form spirals.

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Origin of spiralize

First recorded in 1835–40; spiral + -ize
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