volute

Definitions of volute
  1. noun
    ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
    synonyms: spiral
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    type of:
    decoration, ornament, ornamentation
    something used to beautify
  2. noun
    a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    synonyms: coil, helix, spiral, whorl
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    types:
    hank
    a coil of rope or wool or yarn
    skein
    coils of worsted yarn
    type of:
    construction, structure
    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
  3. adjective
    in the shape of a coil
    synonyms: coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, turbinate, voluted, whorled
    coiled
    curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
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