verb (used without object), spi·raled, spi·ral·ing or (especially British) spi·ralled, spi·ral·ling.
verb (used with object), spi·raled, spi·ral·ing or (especially British) spi·ralled, spi·ral·ling.
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The volan was fluttering, spiralling slowly as Georg struggled to hold his place.Tarrano the Conqueror|Raymond King Cummings
They are swept by it, intoxicated by its perfection, inebriated by the spiralling complexity of its forms.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
All these great continental and oceanic systems of spiralling winds are important climatic controls.
Lufbery told us he had seen the whole thing, spiralling down after the German.Flying for France|James R. McConnell
The Atlantis was spiralling up to her ten-thousand-foot level, and in a moment or two she was nothing more than a speck.The Air Pirate|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull