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English Meaning(s) for 渦巻

  1. whirlpool; maelstrom; vortex; eddy; swirl
  2. spiral (shape, pattern)

Definition and Synonyms for 渦巻

Spiral ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
Synonyms: 渦巻き
Maelstrom a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
Synonyms: , 渦動, 渦巻き, 渦巻く
Curl a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
Synonyms: ねじ, とぐろ, カール, ロール, 渦巻き, 渦巻く, 渦巻き形, 渦状, 渦状文, 渦紋, 螺旋
Spiral a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
Synonyms: ねじ, スパイラル, , 渦巻き, 渦巻く, 螺旋, 螺線
Convolution the shape of something rotating rapidly
Synonyms: , 渦巻き, 渦巻く, 渦状

Meanings for each kanji in 渦巻

» whirlpool; eddy; vortex
» scroll; volume; book; part; roll up; wind up; tie; coil; counter for texts (or book scrolls)

Categories 渦巻 is a member of

Ornament something used to beautify
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Stream a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
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Curve the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
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Round Shape a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
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