volute spring


a coil spring, conical in shape, extending in the direction of the axis of the coil.

Nearby words

  1. volunteers of america,
  2. voluntourism,
  3. voluptuary,
  4. voluptuous,
  5. volute,
  6. volutin,
  7. volution,
  8. volva,
  9. volvelle,
  10. volvent

Origin of volute spring

First recorded in 1860–65

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