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volute

noun

1 volute

Ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center.

synonym: spiral.

Dutch: rolschelp
Polish: ślimak



2 volute

A structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops.

synonyms: coil, helix, spiral, whorl.

Roget 248: winding etc. v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, ... show more

Dutch: propeller, schroef, helix, krul, schroeflijn, spiraal, spiraallijn

adjective

1 volute

In the shape of a coil.

synonyms: coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, turbinate, voluted, whorled.

Polish: helikalny, świdrowaty, helikoidalny, śrubowaty, śrubkowaty, ślimakowaty, spiralny


Moby thesaurus: anfractuous, cirrus, cochlear, cochleate, coil, corkscrew, corkscrewy, curl, curlicue, evolute, gyre, helical, helicoid, helix, involute, kink, ringlet, roll, screw, screw-shaped ... show more.

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